Filing a Petition


The petition for the Board of Equalization and instructions can be obtained online. If you wish to dispute your assessment, you may petition within 30 days of receiving the assessment card or no later than July 1 (whichever is later) to be considered in time to affect the next property tax bill.

Postmark before July 1. For those of you who want to meet the July 1 deadline for filing a petition, please make sure the petition is postmarked by or before July 1st in order to be considered by the Board of Equalization.

Evidence Supporting Petition

Remember to submit any documentary evidence 21 business days prior to your hearing date. This evidence must be sent to:
  • Board of Equalization
    350 Court Street
    No. 2
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250
  • Assessor’s Office
    P.O. Box 1519
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250
If you have immediate questions and cannot reach the Board of Equalization Clerk at 360-378-6312, please call the County Administration at 360-378-3870.