As noted in the Frequently Asked Questions, the VAB does offer the convenience of online petition filing. Once your petition is completed, you will have the option to submit your petition and send payment by mail, or submit your petition and pay by credit card. Only petitions for single parcels may be filed online. Those with contiguous parcels must be filed by mail or in person.
You may also download the DR-486 form provided below and submit the completed petition as follows:
U.S. Mail: Orange County Value Adjustment Board, P.O. Box 38, Orlando, FL 32802-0038
Courier Service or In person: Orange County Value Adjustment Board, Orange County Administration Building, 201 S. Rosalind Avenue, 4th Floor, Orlando, FL 32801
Note - No petitions received either by email or fax will be accepted.
NOTICE: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. By consenting to communicate with this office electronically, your e-mail address will be released in response to any applicable public records request.
The Florida Department of Revenue has developed a Uniform Policies and Procedure Manual as prescribed by Section 194.011(5)(b) of Florida Statutes.
For additional information regarding the uniform rules of procedure for hearings before value adjustment boards and special magistrates as well as the rules applicable to the requirements for hearings and decisions, you may visit Rule Chapter 12D-9 and 12D-10 of the Florida Administrative Code. Specific requirements pertaining to Florida's Government in the Sunshine / open government laws may be found in the Government -In-The- Sunshine Manual.
The following documents (Adobe Acrobat Required) provide more detailed information about Orange County's VAB program and answer Frequently Asked Questions.
|2014 Online Tutorial||505 Kb|
|Presumption of Correctness||13 Kb|
|Petition Form (DR-486)||394 Kb|
|Site Location||180 Kb|
|Single Joint Petition (Contiguous) Filing Information||153 Kb|
|Taxpayer Guide to Evidence Submittal & Other Information||246 Kb|
|Local Administrative Procedures||67 Kb|
|Withdrawal Form (DR485WI).pdf||356 Kb|
|2014 Interim Meeting Packet||4114 Kb|