Filing

You must file the completed Petition and Verification within 30 days after the date of decision on the Notice of Formal Assessment.

Filing in Person

Take the following to:
Washington County Prothonotary
Washington County Courthouse
1 S Main Street
Suite 1001
Washington, PA 15301
Hours
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • One Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Civil Cover Sheet.
  • One original Petition and Verification which contains the original signature of all of the property owners of record and Exhibits (if applicable).
  • Five photocopies of the signed Petition, Exhibits and Verification.
  • Cash, or money order in the amount of $119.50 for filing fees. Make money orders payable to the Washington County Prothonotary.
  • Give all forms to the Prothonotary. The Prothonotary will time-stamp all copies. The Prothonotary will keep the original and return the photocopies to you for service by you upon the interested parties.

Filing by Mail

Mail the following to:
Washington County Prothonotary
Washington County Courthouse
Suite 1001
1 S Main Street
Washington, PA 15301

  • One Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Civil Cover Sheet.
  • One original Petition and Verification which contains the original signature of all of the property owners of record and Exhibits (if applicable).
  • Five photocopies of the signed Petition, Exhibits and Verification.
  • Money order in the amount of $119.50 for filing fees. Make money orders payable to the Washington County Prothonotary.
  • Provide a self-addressed stamped envelope large enough for the Prothonotary to return the five time-stamped photocopies for service by you upon the interested parties. If there is a defect in the filing of this appeal the Prothonotary will return everything via the self-addressed stamped envelope.