Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–3305. Appeals of real estate assessments.

(a) [Repealed].

(b) [Repealed].

(c) [Repealed].

(d) Any person aggrieved by a reassessment or redistribution made pursuant to § 47-834, may within 6 months after notice of such reassessment or redistribution, appeal from such reassessment or redistribution in the same manner and to the same extent as provided in §§ 47-3303 and 47-3304.

(e) If BNA and BNAW are aggrieved by any assessment of real property tax, penalty, and interest on the subject real property made in pursuance of § 47-845.01(h), BNA and BNAW may within 6 months after notice of said assessment, appeal from the assessment in the same manner and to the same extent as provided in §§ 47-3303 and 47-3304.


(Aug. 17, 1937, 50 Stat. 692, ch. 690, title IX, § 5; May 16, 1938, 52 Stat. 372, ch. 223, § 8; July 26, 1939, 53 Stat. 1109, ch. 367, title IV, § 5(b); July 10, 1952, 66 Stat. 544, ch. 649, § 3(c); July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 580, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 161(a)(5); Sept. 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1065, Pub. L. 93-407, title IV, § 474(g); Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2177, Pub. L. 93-635,§ 9; Mar. 17, 1993, D.C. Law 9-241, § 6, 40 DCR 629; June 14, 1994, D.C. Law 10-127, § 4(b), 41 DCR 2050; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-250, § 3, 44 DCR 1253; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; June 9, 2001, D.C. Law 13-305, § 502(aa), 48 DCR 334; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 7183, 64 DCR 7652.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-3305.

1973 Ed., § 47-2405.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 13-305 repealed subsecs. (a) and (b) which had read:

“(a) Any person aggrieved by any assessment or valuation made in pursuance of § 47-829 between January 1 and June 30 may, within 6 months after April 15 following the year in which said valuation or assessment is made, appeal from such assessment or valuation in the same manner and to the same extent as provided in §§ 47-3303 and 47-3304; provided, however, that if the taxpayer shall be notified in writing not later than September 1st of a particular year of the valuation of the real estate valued in accordance with § 47-829, such taxpayer shall first make a complaint to the Board of Real Property Assessments and Appeals respecting such assessment as herein provided.

“(b) Any person aggrieved by any assessment made in pursuance of § 47-830 may, within 6 months after April 15th of the year in which such assessment is made, appeal from such assessment in the same manner and to the same extent as provided in §§ 47-3303 and 47-3304; provided, however, that if the taxpayer shall be notified in writing not later than March 1st of a particular year of the valuation of the real estate valued in accordance with § 47-830, such taxpayer shall first make a complaint to the Board of Real Property Assessments and Appeals respecting such assessment as herein provided.”

Cross References

Board established, appeal of real property assessments, equalizations, valuations or classifications, see § 47-825.01.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7183 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 7183 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(z) of Real Property Tax Clarity and Litter Control Administration Temporary Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-8, June 13, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 5916).