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Board of Equalization Appeals Hearing Schedule

Pursuant to Section 58.1-3331(E) of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, public notice is hereby given that the Board of Equalization for the County of Lancaster will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing complaints of reassessment inequalities, including errors in acreage. Upon hearing such complaints, either oral or written, the Board will give consideration AND INCREASE, DECREASE OR AFFIRM such real estate assessments. Before a change can be granted, the taxpayer or his agent must overcome a clear presumption in favor of the assessment. The taxpayer or agent must provide substantial evidence that the assessment of the property is not uniform with the assessments of other similar properties or that the property is assessed in excess of its fair market value.

Appointments will be scheduled every 15 minutes to minimize waiting. To appear before the Board of Equalization, please call Crystal Whay at 804-462-5129, extension 1203, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Meetings of the Board to hear objections will be held in the Board Meeting Room of the Lancaster County Administration Building at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA 22503. The dates and times are:

March 12, 2024 - 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

March 14, 2024 - 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

March 15, 2024 - 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

March 19, 2024 - 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

March 22, 2024 - 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

By order of the Lancaster County Board of Equalization