Seminole County Clerk of Courts

Grant Maloy, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Value Adjustment Board

The purpose of the Value Adjustment Board is to hear appeals regarding denied exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.

Solicitation for Special Magistrate Services for 2017 Session

The Seminole County VAB is soliciting for qualified Special Magistrates for the 2017 petition process. Interested applicants must meet all requirements per Section 194.035, Florida Statutes, and submit their completed applications with supporting documentation no later than May 25, 2017 to the following address:

Seminole County VAB Office
1101 E. First Street, Room 2204
Sanford, Florida 32771

Should you have additional questions, please contact the VAB Clerk via email at or by telephone at 407-665-7662.

Click here to see the qualifications for Special Magistrates, and here for the application.

How the VAB Works

The Department of Revenue has a Value Adjustment Board site on which they keep all relevant information for the unified, statewide processes and forms for Value Adjustment Boards.

The Seminole County Property Appraiser's office also has useful information about property taxes, tax exemptions and the VAB.

What to File

To file a petition you need to fill out a form. The right forms are available here, from the DoR site. You will file one of the DR-486 forms with our office; exactly which form depends on the type of petition.

More information on filing is available here. If you have questions, please contact us before filing.

Where to File and Further Information

To file a petition with the value adjustment board in Seminole County, mail your petition to:

Clerk to the Value Adjustment Board
Post Office Box 8099
Sanford, FL 32772-8099

You can also file in person at the Commission Records Office or either of our branch sites:

Commission Records Office
1101 E. 1st Street, Room 2204
Sanford, FL

East Branch/Clerk of Court
376 Wilshire Blvd.
Casselberry, FL 

West Branch/Clerk of Court
995 SR 434 North, #403
Altamonte Springs, FL

If you have questions, call the Clerks office at 407-665-7662 or send E-mail to

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