Change of Value Notice
When Do I Receive a "Change of
The Assessor will send you a notice
when the assessed value of your property changes. In Whatcom
County the Assessor is required to physically inspect and
value all real property every four years. After determining
a new value, the Assessor mails the taxpayer a "Change of
Value" notice. The assessed value should not exceed the market
value of the property.
What If I Did Not Receive a "
Change of Value Notice"?
The Assessor is obligated to send the notice to the taxpayer
whose name and address appears on the assessment rolls. Often
mortgage or lending companies appear as the designated taxpayer
representative on the tax rolls. You are responsible for notifying
the Assessor's Office of any address changes. You are responsible
for requesting that mortgage or lending companies send copies
of the notices to you.
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