If you believe that the valuation of your property is wrong you can lodge an objection in writing with the State Valuation Office. There is no fee for lodging an objection. Complete an objection form within 60 days of when the first rates notice was served for the financial year from any of the relevant statutory authorities.
Along with your objection form you will also need to include:
For an alternative version of an objection form contact the State Valuation Office.
Three ways to object to the valuation of a residential property:
Three ways to object to the valuation of a commercial or industrial property:
Two ways to object to the valuation of the site value:
Three ways to object to the valuation of a horticultural property:
Three ways to object to the valuation of an agricultural or pastoral property:
Your objection will be considered by the State Valuation Office and you will be notified in writing of the decision.
If you are unhappy with this decision you can request an independent valuation review.
Within 21 days of receiving the decision from your objection you can ask for a review of the valuation by an independent valuer.
Complete the review application form and return this to the State Valuation Office along with the prescribed fee.
The fee can be paid by:
If the independent valuer determines the value should be varied by an amount greater than 10% of the Valuer-General's valuation, this value will be adopted and your fee will be refunded.
If you are still unhappy with this outcome you can make an appeal to the Land and Valuation Court.
For an alternative version of the review application form or for more information contact the State Valuation Office.
Valuation review panels by suburb and postcode
Valuation review panels fact sheet
Valuation review panels by town
Valuation review panels index to panels and State Government regions
Valuations South Australian Government regions
For an alternative version of these documents contact the Land Services Group
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