2019 Revaluation

All taxable property within the Village of Germantown will be reassessed this year. Notices of Assessment will be mailed to property owners indicating the new assessments in late August. Please wait for your notice of assessment before scheduling an Open Book or Board of Review appointment with the Assessment Staff.  You may discuss assessments with the assessor by calling 1-800-721-4157 or going to their website at www.apraz.com.      Click Here for information from the Assessor.

Watch this short video on how assessments work.

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Open Book and Board of Review Dates:

Open Book Dates:                                     

  • Open Book Dates:
  •  Thursday, September 5th, 2019.
  •   Friday, September 6th, 2019.

Board of Review Dates:

  • Begins Thursday, October 17, 2019.

Open Book

You may attend Open Book to discuss your property value with the assessor. Each year, the assessor will conduct meetings with property owners who wish to discuss their assessment.

Board of Review

If you still wish to appeal your assessment after a conversation with the Assessor, the next step is Board of Review. Board of Review operates much like a court.  Property owners who wish to appeal their assessment to the Board are required to do the following:

     Provide the Clerk's Office a written or oral notice of intent to file an objection 48 hours prior to the start of the Board of Review.

     Complete and file with the Clerk' Office the proper objection form, Objection Form for Real Property Assessment. It is recommended that                 objectors complete and file this form at the same time they provide their notice of intent.

The Board of Review (BOR) operates as a court and hears evidence from the tax payer and assessor to render a decision of facts presented.