If a property owner disagrees with an assessment, he or she may file an appeal to the March Board of Review. Valuation appeals are heard in March only. Assessment notices are sent out to property owners in late February that have dates and times for the meetings. Starting February 22nd appointments will be taken by calling the Assessor's Office. The March Board of Review hearings will be held on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Appointments will not be accepted after 5:00 pm on March 9, 2021.
For 2021, both residents and non-residents may appeal by letter. Include the petiton (below) with your appeal.
Click on the following link to download the March BOR Petition - Board of Review petition
JULY & DECEMBER BOR
In July and December the board convenes to correct clerical errors or mutual mistake of fact or the taxpayer has requested a Poverty Exemption or the taxpayer has requested a Qualified Agricultural Property Exemption for the current year, which has been denied by the assessor or the taxpayer has previously been denied by the assessor or the taxpayer has requested a Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption that was not on the assessment roll for the current year and/or three (3) previous years, but was not denied by the assessor, the County or the Department of Treasury or the assessor has determined that a taxable value uncapping should be reversed as provided by MCL 211.27a(4) or late filing of a Disabled Veteran's Exemption for the current year only.
The Saginaw Township Board of Review is composed of three members and one alternate who serve two-year terms.