(35 ILCS 200/16-95)
Powers and duties of board of appeals or review; complaints.
In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, until the first Monday in
December 1998, the board of appeals in any year shall, on complaint that any
property is overassessed or underassessed, or is exempt, review and order the
Beginning the first Monday in December 1998 and thereafter, in counties with
3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the board of review:
(1) shall, on written complaint of any taxpayer or
any taxing district that has an interest in the assessment that any property is overassessed, underassessed, or exempt, review the assessment and confirm, revise, correct, alter, or modify the assessment, as appears to be just; and
(2) may, upon written motion of any one or more
members of the board that is made on or before the dates specified in notices given under Section 16-110 for each township and upon good cause shown, revise, correct, alter, or modify any assessment (or part of an assessment) of real property regardless of whether the taxpayer or owner of the property has filed a complaint with the board; and
(3) shall, after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, pursuant to the provisions of Sections 9-260, 9-265, 2-270, 16-135, and 16-140, review any omitted assessment proposed by the county assessor and confirm, revise, correct, alter, or modify the proposed assessment, as appears to be just.
No assessment may be changed by the board on its own
motion until the taxpayer in whose name the property is assessed and the chief county assessment officer who certified the assessment have been notified and given an opportunity to be heard thereon. All taxing districts shall have an opportunity to be heard on the matter.
(Source: P.A. 96-1553, eff. 3-10-11.)