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County Board of Equalization accepting property-value appeals

Property owners who disagree with the assessor’s preliminary estimate of the value of their property may appeal that value to the St. Louis County Board of Equalization.

The statutory deadline to appeal is July 11. Appeal forms are available online at

and at the BOE office on the second floor at 41 S. Central Avenue, Clayton.

In addition, residential and agricultural appeal forms are available at all three county satellite offices. Appeal forms can be mailed if the requester provides a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

For the first time in 2011, appeals may be filed online at

. The same deadline applies to online appeals as to all others: July 11.

The BOE office may be reached at (314) 615-7595 or boe@stlouisco.com

If the appeal form is mailed, it must be postmarked by July 11. The BOE appeal hearings will be conducted in July and August at the following locations:

• North county — 11130 Old St. Charles Road — in the Northwest Square Shopping Center immediately south of Northwest Plaza in St. Ann.

• South county — 9059 Watson Road, Crestwood.

At their hearing, property owners provide information that supports their own opinion of value. Any supporting evidence or documentation must clearly represent conditions as of Jan. 1 with the exception of natural disasters.

St. Louis County once again is providing residential property owners with the option to use the services of a property owner advocate for free. Property owner advocates are real estate professionals who contract with the county during the appeal season to offer advice and guidance to residential property owners appealing the value of their property.

Advocate services can be requested by leaving a message on the hotline at (314) 615-4611, sending an email to Advocate@stlouisco.com or through county appraisal staff.

    County Board of Equalization accepting property-value appeals

    Property owners who disagree with the assessor’s preliminary estimate of the value of their property may appeal that value to the St. Louis County Board of Equalization.

    The statutory deadline to appeal is July 11. Appeal forms are available online at

    and at the BOE office on the second floor at 41 S. Central Avenue, Clayton.

    In addition, residential and agricultural appeal forms are available at all three county satellite offices. Appeal forms can be mailed if the requester provides a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

    For the first time in 2011, appeals may be filed online at

    . The same deadline applies to online appeals as to all others: July 11.

    The BOE office may be reached at (314) 615-7595 or boe@stlouisco.com

    If the appeal form is mailed, it must be postmarked by July 11. The BOE appeal hearings will be conducted in July and August at the following locations:

    • North county — 11130 Old St. Charles Road — in the Northwest Square Shopping Center immediately south of Northwest Plaza in St. Ann.

    • South county — 9059 Watson Road, Crestwood.

    At their hearing, property owners provide information that supports their own opinion of value. Any supporting evidence or documentation must clearly represent conditions as of Jan. 1 with the exception of natural disasters.

    St. Louis County once again is providing residential property owners with the option to use the services of a property owner advocate for free. Property owner advocates are real estate professionals who contract with the county during the appeal season to offer advice and guidance to residential property owners appealing the value of their property.

    Advocate services can be requested by leaving a message on the hotline at (314) 615-4611, sending an email to Advocate@stlouisco.com or through county appraisal staff.

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