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Board of Review

The Board of Review will meet for the purpose of hearing and considering assessment appeals in the Event Quarter Room at 45175 W. Ten Mile Road on March 14, 15 and 16, 2022. All appearances before the Board will be by appointment only. Any questions should be directed to the Assessing Department at 248-347-0485.

If you or your representative want to appeal in person, it is strongly encouraged you come into the Assessing Department on or before 5:00pm EST, Friday, March 11, 2022 in order to schedule an appointment to ensure your time before the Board of Review. Appearances before the Board of Review are limited to five (5) minutes. Petitions are available at the Assessor’s Office or printer-friendly Board of Review Petition
 
No appointments will be given until a petition is received by the assessing department.
 
All agents protesting values on property that is not their own must have written authorization from each property owner they are representing.

Board of Review Schedule

Monday, March 14, 2022 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Located in the Civic Center, 45175 W. Ten Mile Road Novi, MI 48375.

Written Appeals

Letters of protest will be accepted on or before 3:00pm EST, Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Postmarks will not be considered. When submitting a letter of protest for the Board of Review consideration, you must attach a completed petition along with any supporting information.
 
Persons on fixed or limited income may be eligible for a reduction in property taxes due to poverty. Applications are available at the Assessing Department, or at www.cityofnovi.org.

Authority of the March Board of Review

The March Board of Review has the authority to review the following types of appeals: current year assessed value and current year poverty exemptions under MCL 211.7u. For a complete list of the authority of the March Board of Review, please view this pdf document here.

The Board shall review the roll according to facts existing on tax day, December 31 of the immediately preceding year. Tax day for 2022 values is December 31, 2021.

July Board of Review

The July Board of Review meets on the Tuesday following the third Monday in July. For 2022, the Board will meet July 19 from 9:00 a.m. until Board business is concluded. The Board meets at the Novi Civic Center at 45175  W. Ten Mile Road, Novi MI 48375. It will be held on the first floor.

December Board of Review

The December Board of Review meets on the Tuesday following the second Monday in December. For 2022, the December Board will meet December 13, from 9:00am until Board business is concluded.

Authority of the July and December Boards of Review

The July and December Boards of Review have different authorities than the March Board of Review.  The July and December Boards of Review meet to correct Qualified Errors, and to consider appeals related to the Qualified Agricultural Exemption, Taxable Value Uncapping, the Qualified Start-up Business Exemption, the Disabled Veterans Exemption, and the Poverty Exemption.

Additional information pertaining to Michigan property taxes is available at https://www.michigan.gov/taxes, click on “property taxes”.

COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES MAY HAVE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
PERSONAL PROPERTY QUESTIONS CAN BE ADDRESSED BY CALLING 810-225-7605.

Beginning on July 11th, 2022 – effective immediately per Public Act 141 of 2022 – the Board of Review no longer has the authority to grant the Principal Residence Exemption (PRE).  Late-filed PREs (Form 2368) and supporting documentation must be filed with the local tax collecting unit, for the current calendar year and/or the immediately preceding three calendar years.
 
PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE EXEMPTION QUESTIONS CAN BE ADDRESSED TO THE ASSESSING DEPARTMENT BY CALLING 248-347-0485.