During the past couple weeks, notices from the Cuyahoga County Appraisal Department began arriving in residents’ mailboxes, informing them of the new estimated value of their properties.
Ohio law requires a reappraisal every six years, for property tax purposes. This year’s scheduled appraisals wrapped up last month — there won’t be another update scheduled until 2015.
The Cuyahoga County Appraisal Department is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing more than a half-million parcels.
Those who dispute the proposed valuation are encouraged to visit the county website, to find out how to file a complaint.
The deadline to file a complaint is Sept. 15.
One Lakewood resident told Lakewood Patch that he believes his assessment was too high.
We thought we’d put it to a poll: Do you agree with the county’s findings?