2018 Informal Meetings


Starting Wednesday, January 17, 2018, and ending Friday, February 9, 2018, you may call (402) 444-6734 to schedule a preliminary meeting with your personal appraiser in the Assessor/Register of Deeds' office to discuss your 2018 preliminary values. Meetings will be held through February 28, 2018 on a first-call first-serve basis. After February 9, 2018, our office will no longer 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 received in our office no later than Feb. 28, 2018. Values posted are preliminary values only and are subject to change until final values are posted mid-May.

The Assessor/Register of Deeds' office will post the final 2018 values on our website, http://www.dcassessor.org/valuation-lookup, by mid-May.  If you still feel that your value is incorrect, you may file a formal protest with the Douglas County Board of Equalization between June 1, 2018, and June 30, 2018.


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 to Expect at the Meeting

  1. The property owner(s) 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.

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

  5. The property owner(s) will be escorted to his/her personal appraiser.

  6. The owner will have the chance to review his/her property-record file. The appraiser will explain the basis for the 2018 value to the taxpayer.

  7. The taxpayer may provide any relevant information about his/her property to the appraiser.

  8. After the meeting is concluded, staff will review the information and make a decision, which will be posted in May. Valuation determinations will not be made during your appointment.


Additional Information

  • 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 determinations will not be made during your appointment.