Appealing Your Value

Appeal Process for 2020

There is an appeal process to assist property owners in presenting their concerns about property revaluation. The most recent valuation date for real properties in Orange County is January 1, 2017.

  • Informal Notice of Appeal for 2020 - appeals may be submitted until April 1, 2020.
  • Formal Notice of Appeal for 2020 (BOER) -  appeal may be made to the Board of Equalization and Review after April 1st and before the Board adjourns on June 25th, 2020.
  • North Carolina Property Tax Commission - Upon receiving the Board’s Notice of Decision, the taxpayer has the option to further appeal to the NC Property Tax Commission.

Your annual Orange County tax bill may include County Tax, Special District Tax, City Tax, Fire District Tax, Solid Waste Programs Fees and Chapel Hill or Hillsborough Stormwater Fees. You may appeal the value assessment of your property, and you may also appeal the fee assessment.