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Board of Appeal and Equalization

The City of Minneapolis Local Board of Appeal and Equalization (LBAE) hears appeals from property owners who disagree with the deputy assessor's estimated market value of their property. The LBAE is made up of three or more members, with at least one being an appraiser, realtor or other person familiar with property valuations in the City of Minneapolis.

See: Board of Appeal and Equalization website

Meeting Schedule

Board meets one to six per calendar year.


Members will be selected to represent the following categories: 3 are to be licensed Minneapolis Appraisers; 3 are to be “freeholders of the City of Minneapolis” meaning property owners, or individuals having real estate knowledge; and 3 are to be licensed Minneapolis Realtors.

Appointment Process

The committee uses the City's open appointment process. Application are reviewed by the City Assessor and appointments are approved by the City Council from the Ways and Means Committee.

Term of Appointment


Residency Requirement



City Assessors

Contact: 612-673-3535

Beginning in March, the City of Minneapolis Assessor's Office sends out valuation notices to inform property owners of the deputy assessor's estimated market value of each property.

Last updated Oct 29, 2018



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