Where can I get an appeal form?
Appeal forms are available from the Clerk of the Board of Equalization at the Whatcom County Council Office, or online, or forms are available at the Whatcom County Assessor's Office, both locations on the 1st floor, County Courthouse:
311 Grand Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225. You may also call the Board of Equalization at (360) 778-5018.

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1. Who is the Board of Equalization?
2. How can I appeal the assessed value of my property?
3. Who may file an appeal?
4. Where can I get an appeal form?
5. What information must I provide for a completed petition?
6. What is the deadline for filing a petition?
7. If I do not meet the appeal deadlines, can the board be reconvened to consider a late filed petition?
8. How does the assessor value my property?
9. When do I receive a "Change of Value Notice?"
10. What if I did not get a "Change of Value Notice?"
11. Should I wait until after my hearing to pay my property taxes?
12. What types of evidence should I provide?
13. What if there are no sales comparable to my property?
14. What if I don’t have time to gather all the evidence by the petition deadline?
15. Should I contact the Assessor’s Office?
16. When will I have a hearing?
17. What can I expect at the hearing?
18. May I submit additional information at the hearing?
19. How soon will I receive a decision from the Board of Equalization?
20. What if I am not satisfied with the Board of Equalization’s decision?