Board of Review
The Board of Review will meet for the purpose of hearing and considering assessment appeals in the Mayor’s Conference Room at 45175 W. Ten Mile Road on March 13, 14, and 15, 2023. 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, you are strongly encouraged to come into the Assessing Department on or before 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, March 10, 2023, in order to secure an appointment before the Board of Review. Appearances before the Board of Review are limited to five (5) minutes. Petitions are available at the Assessing Department or via this link: Board of Review Petition. The burden of proof falls on the petitioner to support their estimate of property value. Please submit four (4) copies of any supporting documentation that you’d like the Board to consider.
No appointments will be given until a petition is received by the Assessing Department.
Any representative protesting values on property that is not their own must have written authorization from all property owners they are representing.
March Board of Review Schedule
Monday, March 13, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Located at the Civic Center, 45175 W. Ten Mile Road Novi, MI 48375.
Letters of protest will be accepted on or before 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Postmarks will not be considered. When submitting a letter of protest for Board of Review consideration, you must attach a completed petition along with four (4) copies of 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: Poverty Exemption Application/Information.
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, current year poverty exemptions under MCL 211.7u, and current year disabled veteran exemptions under MCL 211.7b. For a more thorough list of the authority of the March Board of Review, click here.
The Board shall review the assessment roll according to facts existing as of Tax Day: December 31 of the immediately preceding year. Tax day for 2023 values is December 31, 2022.
July Board of Review
The July Board of Review meets on the Tuesday following the third Monday in July. For 2023, the Board will meet July 18 from 9:00 a.m. until Board business is concluded. The Board will meet on the first floor of the Novi Civic Center at 45175 W. Ten Mile Road, Novi MI 48375.
December Board of Review
The December Board of Review meets on the Tuesday following the second Monday in December. For 2023, the Board will meet December 12, from 9:00 a.m. until Board business is concluded. The Board will meet on the first floor of the Novi Civic Center at 45175 W. Ten Mile Road, Novi MI 48375.
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, EMPP Exemption, Qualified Forest Exemption, Disabled Veterans Exemption, and 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 REASON CONSULTING AT 810-225-7605.
Beginning on July 11, 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 and supporting documentation must be filed with the local Assessing Department, for the current calendar year and/or the immediately preceding three (3) calendar years.
PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE EXEMPTION QUESTIONS CAN BE ADDRESSED WITH THE ASSESSING DEPARTMENT AT 248-347-0485.