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Step 5: Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) and District Court

Step 5: Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) and District Court

To get to this level, you must have first gone to the Board of Review for that year.

NOTE:  Before going on to District Court or the State Appeal Board you MUST have first filed a petition to the Board of Review during the protest filing dates April 2 to April 30.

If not satisfied with the decision of the Board of Review, there are two more formal appeal options:

  • Appeal to the State Appeal Board within twenty (20) days after May 31 or from the date that the Board adjourns, whichever is the latest. Visit the State Appeal Board at: http://paab.iowa.gov
  • Can appeal to District Court within twenty (20) days after May 31 or from the date that the Board adjourns, whichever is the latest.

Processes to appeal Board of Review.

For more information on Property Assessment Appeal Board.

For more information on District Court, it is recommended you contact an Iowa real estate attorney for guidance.

News & Notices

A new and convenient feature of the Scott County Assessor’s new website gives property owners the option to formally appeal an assessment to the Board of Review online. Using the County Assessor’s website, property owners now have the ability to submit petitions online by email, rather than going...
Posted: April 4, 2018
During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will...
Posted: March 28, 2018