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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Freedom of Information Act: Board of Review Statement of Policy

Record Requests

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are to be made to the Board of Review FOIA Officer. Records requests under the FOIA shall be in writing or transmitted electronically to the specified FOIA e-mail address. Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/3.1, the requestor must state whether the requested documents will be used for a commercial purpose as defined in 5 ILCS 20/2(c-5). The requestor will be notified as soon as the documents are available for inspection and/or copying.

FOIA Requests Contact Information

Email Board of Review FOIA Request
Board of Review
Jack T. Knuepfer Admin Bldg
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
ATTN: FOIA Officer

Primary Records Maintained by the Clerk of the Board of Review

Hyperlinked documents may be obtained directly on the County Website. Please note that the FOIA and/or the Illinois Property Tax Code may specifically restrict the public dissemination of part or all these records.

Department Function, Headcount, and Budget Disclosure

The following information about the Supervisor of Assessments is provided pursuant to the requirements of 5 ILCS 140/1, et seq.:

  • Department Function: The Board of Review is a quasi-judicial agency established by State Statute with the intent of providing property owners with an informal venue to resolve assessed value disputes. The Board of Review does not have the authority to alter property tax bills directly. The Board of Review consists of three members who are required by law to have prior real estate experience and pass a State administered exam demonstrating real estate appraisal proficiency and an understanding of the Illinois Property Tax Code. In addition to the three regular board members, the Board of Review utilizes expanded members who are required to have the same minimum qualifications as the regular Board of Review members.
  • Operating Budget: The Board of Review's operating budget for fiscal year 2014 is $171,884.
  • Offices: The Board of Review has one office, which is located in the DuPage County Government Center complex 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois, 60187.
  • Employees: The Board of Review consists of three (3) regular members and twelve (12) alternate members.

Information to Consider Prior to Submitting Your Request

The information you are seeking may likely already be accessible on this website, or by contacting the department directly, and may not require you to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. You can learn more about each department by going to the FOIA Request Instructions and Forms page.

If the property for which the records are sought is located in a municipality, please contact the municipality (village, city, town) directly to obtain the records.