Challenge Your Property Value
Lucas County Board of Commissioners declared an emergency and encourage citizens to avoid public offices. Please do not come to our office unannounced, follow the guidelines below. We are open and operating under: S.E.T.
S-SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT: The Auditor’s Office will take appointments via Facetime, and conference calls. See contact information below. Email, text or call.
E-EMAIL QUESTIONS AND REQUEST FORMS: Please email requests and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
T-TEXT A QUESTION TO (419) 309-7877
Last, please call our consumer hotline at (419) 213-4406.
Please use one of the options above before coming to our office.
A list of departmental phone numbers is listed below:
Deed Transfer/Conveyance (419) 213-4439 or (419) 213-4332
Board of Revision (419) 213-4424 or (419) 213-4327
CAUV/Homestead (419) 213-4873
Dog, Cigarette or Vendors License (419) 213-4443
Finance (419) 213-4329 or (419) 213-4435
Disbursements (419) 213-4328
Tax Accounting (419) 213-4446 or (419) 213-4154
Special Assessments-Exemptions (419) 213-4292 or (419) 213-4154
Payroll (419) 213-4348 or (419) 213-4346
Weights and Measures (419) 213-4447
Homeowners Real Estate Questions(419) 213-4142 or (419) 213-4434 or (419) 213-4155 or (419) 213-4153
Commercial/Business Real Estate Questions: (419) 213-4833
GENERAL QUESTIONS: 419-213-4338, or 419-213-4403, 419-213-4432, (419) 213-4335
Email questions to Outreach@co.lucas.oh.us
TEXT a question 419-309-7877
The Lucas County Auditor herself (419) 213-4322
The Board of Revision (BOR) reviews complaints people have with their property values. Homeowners who wish to challenge their property values as listed at the Auditor’s Office may do so before the 11:59 p.m. March 31, 2020 deadline. Homeowners must complete and file a BOR form before the deadline.
File a complaint online
Paper copy of the DTE 1 (Complaint Against The Valuation of Real Property)
Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez and her staff are available to assist homeowners in researching his or her property value and in completing the forms. Homeowners may also research property values online via the Auditor’s Real Estate Information System (AREIS). Real estate values may also be obtained by calling the Auditor’s Education Outreach Help Line at (419) 213-4406 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Once a complaint has been filed, homeowners will receive a scheduling notice by ordinary mail. Hearings are held in One Government Center on the sixth floor. Hearings are scheduled in 30 minute increments. The homeowner will meet with a Board of Revision joint panel comprised of representatives from the Auditor, Treasurer and Commissioners' offices.
If you choose to waive your right for a hearing and have the Board render a decision on your behalf, please complete the Online Waiver Form. Additional information is required including but not limited to: comparable sales, recent appraisal, settlement statement, purchase agreement, condition, photo(s), certified repair estimate(s), etc.
Property owners may obtain a paper BOR form at the Auditor’s office, via mail, or can download a printable copy. Complainants filing income producing, commercial or industrial property applications are encouraged to review the BOR instructions for filing a complaint.
If mailing in your DTE-1 complaint form it must be:
- Post-marked ON or BEFORE March 31, 2020
- Mailed to:
Lucas County Auditor
Attn: Board of Revision
One Government Center
Toledo, OH 43604-2255