We are located in the Lake County Administration Building:
There are several options to file a valuation complaint:
- Smartfile online. This is the preferred method. You will need an email address.
If you have questions, please use this step-by-step guide on how to e-file.
- Complete a blank DTE-1 form which requires manually completing the form and requires a signature and a notary seal prior to mailing it to the Board of Revision.
- Visit the Auditor’s office at 105 Main St Suite C101, Painesville OH 44077 and fill out a complaint in person. There is usually a notary on staff.
- You can also call the Auditor’s office at 440.35032221 and request that a DTE1 form be mailed to you.
The filing period for 2022 complaints is January 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023 at 4:30 PM EST. If a complaint is mailed, the envelope must bear a United States Post Office postmark of March 31, 2023 or earlier. Private meter postmarks (such as UPS, FedEx, DHL or Pitney Bowes) are not valid postmarks for purposes of establishing the filing date.