Appeal the Assessed Value of Your Property

Don’t agree with the assessed value of your property determined by the Assessor’s Office? You're in the right place to appeal it. 

Online

We don't accept online submissions

You'll need to complete the paper form. Click the Paper Form or In Person tab of this page for instructions to download the form. Call or visit our office if you need help filling it out. You can find our number and address in the Contact Us section of this page.

Paper Form

Step 1.How it works

Appeal the assessed value of your property. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 valuation appeals may be brought to the July Board of Review for those parcels that were not brought to the 2020 March Board of Review. The July Board of Review meets on July 21, 2020.

Step 2.Schedule an in-person or telephonic appointment

If you wish to appeal to the July Board of Review, please call our office at 616-456-3081 for an in-person or telephonic hearing appointment.

Step 3.Appeal by letter to our office

Letter appeals must be received in the Assessor's Office by 5:00 PM on July 17, 2020. There are no exceptions to the deadline.  Appeals by fax machine or other electronic media received by the deadline are accepted. Our address is listed in the Contact Us section of this page.

Step 4.Next Steps

Appeals to the July Board of Review are limited to those who were not brought to the 2020 March Board of Review.

The Board of Review will meet in Room 360 of City Hall on July 21, 2020, by appointment only.  Appointments are scheduled by availability of the Board of Review and granted on a first come, first served basis. The Board will mail you a letter after the last day of their hearings to let you know their decision.

Don’t agree with the decision of the July Board of Review? You can appeal further to the Michigan Tax Tribunal

Phone

Call us for instructions

You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. You won't be able to apply over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to submit your application.

In Person

Step 1.How it works

If you don’t agree with the 2020 assessed value of your property, you have an opportunity to appeal it.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 valuation appeals may be brought to the July Board of Review for those parcels that were not brought to the 2020 March Board of Review.  The July Board of Review meets on July 21, 2020.

Step 2.Schedule an in-person or telephonic hearing appointment

If you wish to appeal to the July Board of Review, please call our office at 616-456-3081 for an in-person or telephonic hearing appointment.

File a letter appeal

Letter appeals must be received in the Assessor's Office by 5:00 PM on July 17, 2020. There are no exceptions to this deadline. Letter appeals by fax or other electronic media, received by the deadline, will be accepted.  Mail your appeal or drop off your letter to the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page. Our office hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Step 3.Next Steps

Appeals to the July Board of Review are limited to those that were not brought to the 2020 March Board of Review

The July Board of Review will meet in Room 360 of City Hall on July 21, 2020, by appointment only.  Appointments are scheduled by availability of the Board of Review and granted on a first come, first served basis. The Board will mail you a letter after the last day of their reviews to let you know their decision.

Don’t agree with the decision of the July Board of Review? You can appeal further to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.