City of Jacksonville

Value Adjustment Board


 Please click here to file an online petition.

The 2024 VAB year filing deadline in Duval County for most Value Adjustment Board petitions is TBA.  The deadline is listed on your Notice of Proposed Taxes (“TRIM” Notice) on the bottom right-hand corner.  The VAB does not accept post-marked petitions as on time.  The petition and appropriate filing fee must be physically received by the above-mentioned deadline.  Any petitions filed after TBA, will be considered late-filed petitions and must be either be hand delivered or mailed in to the VAB office with the required filing fee, the “Good Cause” explanation per the FL Administrative Code Chapter, 12D-9.015, as well as any/all verifiable documentation.  Online filing will end on TBA.
NOTE:  This date is subject to change.


The VAB does not collect taxes.  If you are making a partial tax payment pursuant to F.S. 194.014, of less than 100% due, you must first contact the Tax Collector's office at or (904) 255-5700.

Several well-kept residences in SpringfieldThe Value Adjustment Board (VAB) reviews appeals from decisions made by the Duval County Property Appraiser. VAB jurisdiction includes appeals of property value assessments, exemption denials, agricultural (greenbelt) classification denials, and portability appeals, among others.

The VAB for Duval County consists of five members: two are members of the Jacksonville City Council, one of whom shall be the chairperson, one is a member of the Duval County School Board, and two are citizen members, appointed one each by the Jacksonville City Council and the Duval County School Board. For a list of current members of the VAB click VAB Members. As a quasi-judicial body, this board is not allowed to discuss matters pending before them outside of public hearings and noticed meetings.

To file an appeal, obtain a petition from the VAB Office (City Hall, Suite 305, 117 W. Duval Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202), from the Property Appraiser's Office (231 E. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202), or you may obtain the DR-486 Form from the Florida Department of Revenue or online at VAB forms.

Complete the petition and then file it with the Clerk of the VAB, along with your non-refundable filing fee of up to $15.00 per parcel. Homeowners who timely appeal a homestead exemption denial, and persons with appropriate certificate or other documentation issued by the Department of Children and Family Services, will be exempted from paying a filing fee.

You may file in person or you may mail your petition(s) to the following address:

Clerk of the Value Adjustment Board
117 West Duval Street, Suite #305
Jacksonville, FL 32202

The laws and rules reflecting the taxation process are subject to frequent change. The VAB will undertake to revise this site as changes to rules and procedures are finalized; however, visitors to this website are cautioned that information and materials may not be current. Primary sources, such as Florida Statutes, the Florida Administrative Code, and applicable case law, should always be consulted.

For additional information, contact the VAB Clerk at (904) 255-5124.