2020 Preliminary (Estimated) Value Meetings


Starting Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, and ending Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, you may call (402) 444-6734 to schedule a meeting with your personal appraiser in the Assessor/Register of Deeds' office to discuss your 2020 preliminary (estimated) property values. Meetings will be held through Monday, March 2, 2020, on a first-call first-serve basis.

After Feb. 3, 2020, our office no longer will schedule appointments, but  you may:

1) Email your information to valuationissues@douglascounty-ne.gov;

2) Mail your information to the Douglas County Assessor/Register of Deeds, Attn: Preliminary Valuation, 1819 Farnam St., 4th floor, Omaha, NE 68183; or

3) Drop off your information to the above address.


PLEASE NOTE: All information must be postmarked or emailed No Later Than midnight, Monday, March 2, 2020. Values posted are preliminary (estimated) values ONLY and are subject to change until final values are posted no later than June 1.

The Assessor/Register of Deeds' office will post the final 2020 values on our website, http://www.dcassessor.org/valuation-lookup, no later than June 1.  If you still feel that your value is incorrect, you may file a formal protest with the Douglas County Board of Equalization (BOE) between June 1, 2020, and June 30, 2020.


Supporting documents to bring - Residential (CLICK HERE).

  • Appraisals

  • Comparable properties (See Residential Comparable Form.)

  • Closing statement (for recently purchased property)

  • If the property's condition is a factor, please provide photos, repair estimates, etc. (Photos will not be returned.)


Supporting documents to bring - Commercial (CLICK HERE).

  • Supplemental forms for income and expense data (Forms are provided on left side of this page.) Information will be kept confidential.

  • Appraisals

  • Comparable properties (See Commercial Comparable Form.)

  • Closing statement (for recently purchased property)

  • If the property's condition is a factor, please provide photos, repair estimates, etc. (Photos will not be returned.)



What Property Owners Can Expect at the Meeting

  1. Arrive at the city/county building, 1819 Farnam St.

  2. Parking is available at meters around the building, or in the parking garage at 1910 Harney St.

  3. Proceed to the fourth floor and check in at the designated desk to the right of the elevator lobby.

  4. An Assessor/Register of Deeds representative will check you in.

  5. You will be escorted to your personal appraiser.

  6. You will have the chance to review your property-record file. The appraiser will explain the basis for your 2020 value.

  7. You may provide any relevant information about your property to the appraiser.

  8. Valuation determinations will not be made during your appointment.
  9. After the meeting is concluded, the appraiser will review the information and make a decision about any needed adjustment to value. Final values will be posted on our website no later than June 1. 


Additional Information

  • A Valuation-change notice will be mailed no later than June 1.
  • State the reasons why you feel your property value is incorrect.
  • Provide supporting information.
  • Stick to the issues of value or property characteristics and condition only.
  • Bring two copies of your information.
  • Be aware that waiting until the last of the month to mail, email, or drop off your evidence might not allow our office enough time to perform an in-depth review of your data and make a decision.


NOTE: Our valuation of your property can only be as accurate as the information we have in our records.  This is an opportunity to share any information you might have.

Valuation adjustments will not be made during your appointment.