Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the Lane County Board of Property Tax Appeals for the 2021-2022 term.  

The Board of Property Tax Appeals is responsible for hearing taxpayer appeals for reduction of the real market or assessed value of property pursuant to ORS Chapter 309.    

Applicants must be residents of Lane County.  People with interest and background in appraisal, finance, and real estate are encouraged to apply.  Applicants cannot be employees of the county or of any taxing district within the county. 
The deadline to submit your application is 5:00pm, Friday, September 24, 2021

Board of Property Tax Appeals Membership Application

Board of Property Tax Appeals Vacancy Notice

Appointing Board Order


Hears petitions for reduction of assessed, specially assessed, and real market values of property, and considers applications to excuse liability for penalties.

The Board of Property Tax Appeals is a Mandated Special Board. Mandated Special Boards and Committees consist of a group of citizens appointed pursuant to statute and charged with certain independent decision-making and other responsibilities over a certain area of County government. (Lane Manual 3.505). Applicants may be asked to undergo an interview process.


Variable between the first Monday in February and April 15 of each year.


Three-member board is selected by the County Clerk from a pool of members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, per ORS 309.067 (see Lane Manual 3.560 for details).

Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame Applications are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th

Membership Term

The term of each member of a county board of property tax appeals begins on the date of appointment and ends on the June 30 next following appointment, or when the member resigns or is replaced, whichever occurs first.
Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)
125 East 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
541-682-3330 FAX

9:00am - Noon
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

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