Appraisal Review Board (ARB)
The Appraisal Review Board (ARB) is a group of impartial citizens that serve as the judicial part of the protest system. They are a separate and independent body from the Williamson Central Appraisal District. Members are appointed by the Local Administrative District County Judge to preside over the formal hearings during the appeals process. They serve two year terms beginning January 1st. The ARB has no role in the day to day operations of the Appraisal District.
The ARB hears and resolves disputes over appraisal matters based on
evidence provided by both the taxpayer and the Appraisal District. The ARB has no authority
to change a value or change the appraisal records directly except when making a final determination on a taxpayer protest.
For additional information see:
How to Reschedule ARB Hearing Online
Reschedule Process from May thru July One-Time Reschedule granted only if the request is received prior to hearing date. This request can be submitted by using the online hearing scheduler. If there are no slots available on the hearing scheduler, ...
ARB applications are accepted between September through October only. The application is available our website only during that timeframe. Late applications are not accepted. Feel free to visit the ARB page on WCAD.org beginning mid to late ...
How to Withdraw or Cancel Your Hearing
Cancel/Withdraw Protest: Fill out the request form located: https://www.wcad.org/protest-withdrawal/ In person/Mail You may also present your written request to withdraw or cancel your hearing by mail or in person at the WCAD office. If you have ...
Tips for a Productive Review
To effectively serve all property owners who have questions about their appraisals, please keep the following points in mind during your review with the appraisal staff: I. Reviews will be kept to a 15 minute time frame. (If more than one ...
Failure To Send A Required Notice
Failure To Send A Required Notice Protests submitted that include a 'Failure To Send A Required Notice' will require the Appraisal Review Board (ARB) to grant standing before the hearing can take place. Once the protest is received, a hearing will be ...