Office of the Assessor

The mission of the Office of the Assessor is to locate, identify, and value at current market conditions all real and tangible personal property in the City of Detroit for the purposes of levying the tax lawfully imposed and to warrant said levy to the Treasurer of the City of Detroit for collection. The Office of the Assessor is composed of the following divisions:

  • Administration
  • Central Business District and Major Buildings Valuation
  • GIS / Land Records Maintenance 
  • Operations and Administrative Services 
  • Valuation Operations

On May 14, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-87 extending the deadline for Boards of Review.  The purpose of the executive order is to give local Boards of Review the ability to consider appeals at the July Board of Review that would normally only be heard during the March Board of Review. Starting June 1st, 2020 through July 21st the Office of the Assessor will be accepting written, email, or by appointments appeals for the 2020 assessment roll for property owners who did not get the opportunity to file an appeal at the 2020 March Board of Review. Requested appointments will be scheduled on "Wednesdays" for property owners who request to file an appeal using this method. Starting June 1st  written appeals or appointment requests can be emailed to [email protected]. Written appeals may also be submitted to: City of Detroit, Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave., Ste. 824, Detroit, MI 48226.

Click Here to access the July Board of Review Property Appeals Form