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New Orleans property owners who want to contest the assessment on their property with the Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office may do so starting Monday.

Assessor Erroll Williams said the tax rolls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 15.

Property owners may visit any of the office’s three locations: the fourth floor of City Hall, 1300 Perdido St.; the first floor of the Algiers Courthouse, 225 Morgan St.; or the second floor of the Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur De Lis Drive.

No appointments are necessary; individuals will be assisted on a first-come, first-serve basis at all the locations.

Visiting with the staff of the Assessor’s Office at one of those locations is regarded as an “informal appeal.” Property owners may bypass this step and, starting next week, file a formal appeal with the Orleans Parish Board of Rev