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 2018 Session

The Seminole County VAB is soliciting for qualified Special Magistrates for the 2018 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 1, 2018 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.

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 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.

For step-by-step instructions on filling out the Petition Form DR-486, click 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:

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

East Branch/Clerk of Court
Wilshire Plaza
376 Wilshire Blvd.
Casselberry, FL 32707

West Branch/Clerk of Court
Shoppes at Brantley Hall
990 SR 434 North, #1124
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

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

Meeting Notices and Agendas

Seminole County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Post Office Box 8099 - Sanford, FL 32772-8099

Records Center
1750 E Lake Mary Blvd - Sanford, FL 32773

Land Records407-665-4409
Tax Deeds407-665-4411

Civil Courthouse
301 N Park Ave - Sanford, FL 32771

Main Number407-665-4300
Family/Child Support407-665-4590
Circuit Civil407-665-4590
County Civil407-665-4590
Marriage Licenses &
Home Solicitations
Jury Management407-665-4392

Criminal Justice Center
101 Eslinger Way - Sanford, FL 32773

Jury Reporting407-665-4834