But Hoy's office maintains that the discrepancy is due to the finished basement, not differences in floor plan. And despite Mark Scheffel's assurances that his mother filed the building permits, Hoy's office continually told Demander that they had no such record. If such a document existed, it would been added to their records in January of this year. Normally, the Parker Building Division mails the Douglas County Assessor's Office a stack of permits each month; Marilyn Scheffel's would have been included in November 2004.
Last week, after Westwordcalled the Parker Building Division and asked about it, the permit appeared; however, none of the officials can explain why two halves of the same parking lot are valued differently.
Twin towers: Is Susan Demander's building really
worth $169,747 more than her neighbor's?