The Assessing Department attempts to process all abatement applications within three (3) months of filing. You will be informed of the status of the application through the following notices:
Notice of Approval: The Assessing Department will abate the amount specified in the notice. If the tax has been paid, the City will reimburse the taxpayer.
Notice of Denial: No abatement will be granted. A denial will be issued in cases where the Assessing Department has made a decision based on the merits of the abatement application; or for reasons of inaction, in cases where the department has not made a decision on an abatement application within three (3) months of its filing date. If the Board was unable to act within the three (3) month period and needs further time to review your application, you may be asked for a thirty (30) day extension.