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For Immediate Release
Date:  Monday, August 26, 2013
Contact:  Edward McCaffrey, (415) 554-5231


San Francisco, CA – On Monday, September 16, 2013, the City and County of San Francisco will close the filing period for a formal appeal of the 2013/2014 assessed property value. The period for appeals opened on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. 

 “Many property owners are not aware of this appeals deadline so we want to make every effort to ensure they are aware of their rights", said Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu.  Further, "We see the appeals process as an opportunity for property owners to bring additional information to the table."

In order to appeal, property owners must complete an Application for Changed Assessment (accessible by visiting and submit a non-refundable $60 administrative processing fee no later than 9/16/2013 to the Assessment Appeals Board (AAB), 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, City Hall, Room 405, San Francisco, CA 94102.

The Assessment Appeals Board is independently appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  The role of the AAB is to equalize the valuation of the taxable property within the City and County of San Francisco. 


Pub Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2013

City Hall Office:
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place Room 190
San Francisco, CA 94102-4698
Tel: (415) 554-5596 Fax: (415) 554-7151