A valuation is an assessment of the market value of a property, at a specific date and in accordance with the Valuation of Lands Act 1960 legislation and the Valuation Best Practice Specifications.
The following pages are provided to assist the owner of a property in understanding their Rating Valuations.
This information provides an understanding of what rating valuations represent, at what point in time they are determined by the Valuer, how the valuations are calculated and their purpose for rating within Local Government.
For further details, please visit the page Information on Rating Valuations.
How do I make a valuation enquiry?
You may wish to lodge your valuation enquiry:
- via the Online Valuation Enquiry Form (new to Kingston City Council)
- by calling Council's Customer Services on 1300 653 356
- or by writing to Council's Property Data Department, Kingston City Council - PO Box 1000, Mentone VIC 3194
Please visit the page Make a Valuation Enquiry for further information.
How do I lodge a formal valuation objection?
This information provides an understanding of how to formally object to your valuation.
By contacting Council with your initial enquiry prior to lodging a formal objection, it could possibly resolve the enquiry without going through this process, saving time and effort.
Please visit the page Lodge a Formal Valuation Objection for further information.
Objecting to a Land Tax Assessment
This information provides an understanding of how to object to your Land Tax assessment notice based on the Site Value of a property.
Although Council's Contract Valuers determine the Site Value (on which land tax is based), the State Revenue Office are the authority issuing land tax assessment notices. You will need to lodge your enquiry or objection with the State Revenue Office.
It will then be forwarded to the respective municipality (Council) in which that land is situated, then forwarded to the Contract Valuers for review.
Please visit the page Objecting to a Land Tax Assessment for further information.