Any questions regarding the value placed on your property can be reviewed by the Assessing Department. After reviewing, if you wish to appeal the assessment, arrangements can be made for an appointment before the Board of Review.
The exemption from the 18 mills of local school operating tax for “qualified agricultural properties” may be appealed to the local Board of Review. The March Board of Review has no authority over homeowner’s principal residence exemptions.
Protest at the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to further appeals to the Michigan Tax Tribunal for valuation and exemption appeals and/or State Tax Commission for classification appeals.
Please use the Parcel Identification Number when referring to your property so that your records can be quickly located.
The 2016 Board of Review will be held in the Assessing Conference Room (located on the second floor of the Civic Center) on Monday, 3/14; Tuesday, 3/15; and Wednesday, 3/16. The Civic Center is located at 45175 10 Mile Road, Novi, Michigan 48375.
Appearance Before the Board of Review
All appearances before the Board of Review will be by appointment only.
If you or your representatives wish to appear in person, the appointment must be made on or before 5:00pm, EST, Friday, March 11, 2016, accompanied by a completed petition.
Appearances before the Board of Review are limited to ten (10) minutes or less.
Blank petition forms are available upon request at the City Assessor’s Office or you can click below to download the form.
Board of Review Petition
NO APPOINTMENTS WILL BE GIVEN UNTIL A COMPLETED PETITION IS RECEIVED BY THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE.
Persons not wishing to appear before the Board of Review may submit a written appeal which must be received on or before 5:00pm, EST, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. POSTMARKS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. When submitting a written appeal for the Board of Review’s consideration, you must attach the Board of Review Petition (also available at the Assessor’s Office), fully executed, along with any supporting information.
All agents protesting values on property, other than their own, MUST have written authorization from each property owner they are representing.
The 2016 Board of Review will meet:
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm - Council Chambers
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm - Council Chambers
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm - Council Chambers
If you purchased this property during 2015, you are required to file a Property Transfer Affidavit with the Assessor’s Office.
Also, if you purchased this property during 2015, you may qualify for a Homeowner’s Principal Residence Exemption.
COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES MAY HAVE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
PERSONAL PROPERTY QUESTIONS CAN BE ADDRESSED BY CALLING 248-858-0989.
City of Novi Assessing Department Appointments: 248-347-0485.