- Assessing Office
- Taxpayer Services
- Mathieu - Gast Form
- Michigan Tax Tribunal
- Personal Residence Exemption
- Poverty Exemption
- Property Maps
- Tax Bills
- Veteran's Exemption
The Assessor is required to inform all property owners that they may be eligible for some relief from increasing assessed values. When performing maintenance or remodeling projects, taxpayers may qualify for the provisions of PA 283 of 1989. Get the "Mathieu-Gast" Form (PDF) to determine if you qualify.
Filing an appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal can be rather complicated and overwhelming. Small claim appeals (generally less than $100,000 SEV in dispute) can be filed using the attached CIS documents (PDF).
The following are maintained at the Assessor's Office:
The City Assessor also initiates and processes the City Poverty Exemption Policy. There are 2 forms to retrieve in order to apply for a Poverty Exemption:
The City Assessor maintains property maps of the entire city. Access the Tax Map Order Form (PDF) to order a copy of each page. All legal descriptions, including any splits or combinations of parcels, are processed through the Assessor's Office.
The annual tax bills are prepared by the City Treasurer.
Governor Snyder has signed into law P.A. 161 of 2013 exempting disabled veterans or unremarried surviving spouses from property taxes of their principal homestead. Please see the following resources for more information and for qualifications