Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 3. Equalization

Chapter 1. Equalization by County Board of Equalization

Article 1.7. Assessment Hearing Officers*

Section 1640.1

1640.1. Hearing officer's report. (a) The clerk shall transmit in writing at the conclusion of the hearing or by mail to the protesting party or his or her agent and shall transmit to the county board of equalization or assessment appeals board the hearing officer's report and recommendation on the assessment protest. The protesting party shall be informed that the county board of equalization or the assessment appeals board is not bound by the recommendation of the assessment hearing officer and that he or she or the assessor is entitled to a full hearing before the county board or the assessment appeals board.

(b) The provision of this section shall supersede the provisions of Section 1640 in those counties in which the board of supervisors by resolution adopts the provisions of this section.

History.—Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 660, in effect January 1, 1983. Stats. 1983, Ch. 1224, in effect January 1, 1984, added "or the assessor" after "or she" in the second sentence of subdivision (a). Stats. 1984, Ch. 678, in effect January 1, 1985, substituted "1640" for "1641" after "Section" in subdivision (b). Stats. 1994, Ch. 705, in effect January 1, 1995, added "in writing. . .or" after "transmit" and added "or his or her agent" after "party" in the first sentence of subdivision (a).

* Article 1.7 was added by Stats. 1970, p. 1512, in effect September 2, 1970.