Detroit Residents Can Appeal Their Property Tax Assessment at the Assessors Review that will be held February 1, 2020 through February 22, 2020

Residents will have the opportunity to appeal their property tax assessment before the Office of the Chief Financial Officer -Office of the Assessor at the upcoming Assessors Review that will be held February 1, 2020 through February 22, 2020 in Suite 804 in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, located at 2 Woodward Avenue.

 

Assessors Review schedule:

Saturday, February 1st, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

February 3rd thru 7th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 8th, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

February 10th thru 14th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 15th, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

February 17th thru 21st, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 22nd, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

 

The Assessors Review can take into account such circumstances as structural defects, fire damage or demolition. Taxpayer of record/Authorized Agent may appeal in person, by letter, or email ([email protected]) during the designated dates.  Faxed appeals will not be accepted. Persons acting as the authorized agent for the taxpayer of record must submit a completed “Letter of Authorization”, as prescribed by the City of Detroit.

All companies, LLC's and/or corporations must provide organization documents along with title and name of authorized person to speak on behalf of company.

Any appeals not meeting the minimum requirements of Michigan Treasury Form L-4035 and not in the proper name of the owner, with proof provided, will not be considered.  If the appeal is in writing, the mail must be postmarked by February 22, 2020.

Appeals to the Board of Review and further to the Michigan Tax Tribunal cannot be heard without an appeal to the Assessor's Review.

For more information, please call (313) 224-3035.