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 2019 Session

The Seminole County VAB is soliciting for qualified Special Magistrates for the 2019 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 June 7, 2019 to the following address:

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

Should you have additional questions, please contact the VAB Clerk via email at or by telephone at (407) 665-7663.

Download the qualifications for Special Magistrates, and download the the application.

How the VAB Works

The Department of Revenue has a Value Adjustment Board website where you can find 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.

Download step-by-step instructions on filling out the Petition Form DR-486. 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:

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

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

Commission Records Office
County Services Building
1101 E. 1st Street, Room 2204
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 665-7663

East Branch/Clerk of Court
Wilshire Plaza
376 Wilshire Blvd.
Casselberry, FL 32707
(407) 665-4300

West Branch/Clerk of Court
Shoppes at Brantley Hall
990 SR 434 North, #1124
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
(407) 665-4300

If you have questions, call the Clerk's Office at (407) 665-7663 or email

Meeting Notices

There are no current meeting notices for the Value Adjustment Board.