Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)

The deadline to file a petition with the Lane County Board of Property Tax Appeals was January 3, 2022.  If your petition was filed, or postmarked, by January 3, 2022 your petition was timely filed.

Hearings for petitioners who filed by the deadline will begin in February 2022. 

If you requested on the appeal form to be present at your hearing you will receive written notice of the time and date 5 to 10 days prior to your hearing.  All hearings will be conducted virtually or by telephone.

Hearings cannot be rescheduled.  If you are unable to attend your hearing at the scheduled time, the Board will make a decision on your appeal based on the written evidence you submitted.


2021 Hearings Policy

Purpose

Hears petitions for reduction of assessed, specially assessed, and real market values of property, and considers applications to excuse liability for penalties.

The Board of Property Tax Appeals is a Mandated Special Board. Mandated Special Boards and Committees consist of a group of citizens appointed pursuant to statute and charged with certain independent decision-making and other responsibilities over a certain area of County government. (Lane Manual 3.505). Applicants may be asked to undergo an interview process.

Hearings

Variable between the first Monday in February and April 15 of each year.

Membership

Three-member board is selected by the County Clerk from a pool of members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, per ORS 309.067 (see Lane Manual 3.560 for details).

Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame Applications are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th

Membership Term

The term of each member of a county board of property tax appeals begins on the date of appointment and ends on the June 30 next following appointment, or when the member resigns or is replaced, whichever occurs first.
Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)
125 East 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
541-682-4275
541-682-3330 FAX

9:00am - Noon
and
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

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