ORLEANS, LA- September 12, 2011 - Orleans Parish property owners
appealing 2013 property tax assessments will be notified by mail within seven to
twenty days of their appeal hearing date. The letter, addressed to the property
owner, will come from the New Orleans City Council, acting in its capacity as
the Orleans Parish Board of Review.
Property Tax Assessment Appeal Hearings will be held at the Lindy C. Boggs
International Conference Center at the University of New Orleans, 2045 Lakeshore
Drive. The letter will include the hearing date and time and offer contact
information for those seeking additional information about the tax assessment
are advised that the most expedient and effective method to handle a disputed
real estate property tax assessment is to negotiate a mutually acceptable
resolution with the Assessor. Should that become impossible, state law, provides
a hearing process by which property owners can appeal their property tax
To comply with
state law, the appeal process must end by October 19, 2012. Following the
advertisement of a Request for Proposals, the City Council selected the firm of
HGI Catastrophe Services, LLC to provide recommendations to the Board of Review
and assist in the processing of Orleans Parish property tax assessment appeals
through the hearing process.
For the 2013
Property Tax Assessment Appeal Hearing Schedule click here.
Additional information about the 2012 Property Tax Assessment Appeal Process can