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Based on the facts and exhibits presented, the Property Tax
Appeal Board hereby finds no change in the assessment of the
property as established by the Cook County Board of Review is
warranted. The correct assessed valuation of the property is:
LAND: $ 7,649
IMPR.: $ 32,956
TOTAL: $ 40,605
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: John Koziel
DOCKET NO.: 06-29835.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 22-29-319-009-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
John Koziel, the appellant, by attorney Rusty A. Payton of the
Law Offices of Rusty A. Payton, P.C., Chicago, Illinois; and the
Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property is a 16-year old, two-story style dwelling
of frame and masonry construction containing 2,616 square feet of
living area with a full, unfinished basement.
The appellant’s appeal is based on unequal treatment in the
assessment process. The appellant submitted for consideration
four comparable properties described as two-story frame and
masonry dwellings that range in age from 10 to 28 years old. The
comparables contain from 2,422 to 2,972 square feet of living
area and have improvement assessments ranging from $9.74 to
$10.40 per square foot. The subject’s improvement assessment is
$12.60 per square foot. Based on this evidence, the appellant
requested a reduction in the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on
Appeal" wherein the subject's final assessment was disclosed.
The board of review presented descriptions and assessment
information on four comparable properties consisting of two-story
frame and masonry dwellings that are either 13 or 16 years old.
The dwellings contain from 2,627 to 2,675 square feet of living
area and have improvement assessments of $12.86 or $12.96 per
square foot. Based on this evidence, the board of review
requested confirmation of the subject's assessment.
After reviewing the record and considering the evidence, the
Property Tax Appeal Board finds that it has jurisdiction over the
parties and the subject matter of this appeal. The Illinois