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35 ILCS 200/12-55
(35 ILCS 200/12-55)
Notice requirement if assessment is increased; counties of
3,000,000 or more.
(a) In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, a
by the county assessor, except where such revision is made on complaint of the
owner, shall not increase an assessment without notice to the person to whom
the most recent tax bill was mailed and an opportunity to be heard before the
assessment is verified.
When a notice is mailed by
the county assessor to the address of a
the mortgagee, within 7 business days after the mortgagee receives
the notice, shall forward a copy of the notice to each mortgagor of the
referred to in the notice
at the last known address of each mortgagor as shown on the records of the
mortgagee. There shall be no liability for the failure of the mortgagee to
forward the notice to each mortgagor.
The assessor may provide for
the filing of complaints
and make revisions at times other than those dates published under Section
14-35. When the county assessor has completed the revision and correction and
entered the changes and revision in the assessment books, an affidavit shall be
attached to the assessment books in the form required by law, signed by the
(b) In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, for parcels, other
than parcels in the class that includes the majority of the single-family
residential parcels under a county ordinance adopted in accordance with Section
4 of Article IX of the Illinois Constitution, located in the assessment
district for which the current assessment year is a general assessment year,
within 30 days after sending the required notices under this Section, the
county assessor shall file with the board of appeals (until the first Monday in
December 1998, and the board of review beginning the first Monday in December
1998 and thereafter) a list of the parcels for which the notices under this
Section were sent, showing the following information for each such parcel: the
parcel index number, the township in which the parcel is located, the class for
the current year, the previous year's final total assessed value, the total
assessed value proposed by the county assessor, and the name of the person to
whom the notice required under this Section was sent. The list shall be
available for public inspection at the office of the board during the regular
office hours of the board. The list shall be retained by the board for at
least 10 years after the date it is initially filed by the county assessor.
(c) The provisions of subsection (b) of this Section shall be applicable
beginning with the assessment for the 1997 tax year.
(Source: P.A. 90-4, eff. 3-7-97; 91-751, eff. 6-2-00.)