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San Mateo County Assessment Appeals Board


San Mateo County Assessment Appeals Board


The Board hears appeals of an applicant's property tax valuation and either upholds or changes the assessment based on the facts presented during the hearing in order to equalize the property tax roll. Meetings of the board are on Thursdays at 9 am in the Supervisors' Chambers in Redwood City.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS, CALTRAIN stop within 2 blocks.
400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063-1663 37.4881077 -122.2309704 Government

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Filing fee is $30 for each application to be paid at time of filing. Written Findings of Facts are $250 for the first hour of hearing and $175 for each hour thereafter (or portion thereof) per parcel account. Cash and checks accepted.


San Mateo County property owners



How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone or mail. Certain deadlines set by State Board of Equalization. Check with clerk. Applications available at (click on Clerk of the Board).

Service Wait Estimate:

5 minutes.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County