Local Board of Appeal and Equalization

Local Board of Appeal and Equalization (LBAE) is a special board appointed by the City Council. Members include at least City appraiser, realtor or other person familiar with property valuations in th

About the board

The Local Board of Appeal and Equalization is authorized to determine whether the assessor has properly valued and classified properties within the city. The board hears appeals from property owners who disagree with the assessor's estimated market value and/or classification of their property. Their decision is based on information by both property owners and City of Minneapolis Assessor's Office.