Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

In order to comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), appraisals not specifically intended for the purpose of appealing assessment values cannot be accepted by the Assessor's staff or the Board of Review. Appraisals submitted for assessment appeal must now include the following:

  • The "Purpose of the Assignment" must be stated as "developing market value for the appeal of ad valorem taxation value."
  • The "Intended User" must state "The City of Norfolk Real Estate Assessor."