What can I do if I am unhappy with my assessment?
1. VERIFY YOUR PROPERTY INFORMATION Visit the Clinton Township Assessing Department to obtain a record card for your property and discuss any potential concerns or errors with Assessing staff. Often a brief conversation can clear up questions about recent changes in your assessment, property tax laws, and the difference in values.
address: Clinton Township Civic Center, 40700 Romeo Plank
(south of Canal)
hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
2. APPEAL TO MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW If you wish to appeal the 2015 value call the Assessing Department at 586-723-8025 to make an appointment with the March Board of Review.
Appointments available Monday, March 9th, Tuesday, March 10th, and Wednesday, March 11th only. Appeals by letter are accepted through March 13th. See your 2015 Assessment Change Notice for details.
3. APPEAL TO MICHIGAN TAX TRIBUNAL If you are unhappy with the March Board of Review decision you may appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal by July 31 (residential properties only). Please note, residential properties are required to appeal first to the March Board of Review before appealing to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
Owners of commercial or industrial properties are not required to appeal to March Board of Review as they may appeal direct to the Michigan Tax Tribunal by May 31.
To view information regarding Personal Property, please view our Personal Property page by clicking the button below.
Public inspection of Assessing office records are available during normal business hours Monday – Friday 8:30 am thru 4:30 pm.
Industrial Facilities Information
Please call the Assessing Department at (586) 286-9468 to schedule an appointment with Assessor Jim Elrod to discuss the application processes below. It is very important that all procedures are followed exactly as given.
If you are applying for a NEW Industrial Facilities Certificate, please fill out the two applications below.
New IFT Certificate Application
Michigan Department of Treasury Form 1012
If you are transferring an existing Industrial Facilities Certificate, please fill out the two applications below.
Transfer of Existing IFT Certificate
Michigan Department of Treasury Form 1012
If you would like to create a new Industrial Development District, please fill out the application below.
Industrial Development District
Tool & Die Recovery Zones
Please click on the link below for information and an application on Tool & Die Recovery Zones.
Tool & Die Recovery Zone Application
Phone: (586) 286-9468
FAX: (586) 286-9390
Applications & Forms
Name & Address Change Form
Assessing Department Information Request Form
Condo/Sub Address Application
Individual Address Application
Land Division Application
Land Combination Application
Land Division/Combination Application - Utility contacts
Property and tax data search
Use Public Records Search to:
- search for information on individual properties in Clinton Township including sketches and photos
- conduct a Comparable Sales Analysis
- find current tax amounts
Use this link to look up Number of Units, Approximate Acreage, Number of Phases, Sub Plan Number, Condo Type, and whether or not the condos were converted from apartments. To view condo sketches, it may be necessary to come into the Assessing Department to view the Master Deed.
New Homeowner Information
Are you a new homeowner in Clinton Township? Be sure you have filled out the applicable forms below. Many times you are given these forms at closing and either you or your realtor turns them in to the Assessing Department. The buyer usually files a Property Transfer Affidavit and Principal Residence Exemption forms (if the residential home is their primary residence, nationwide). The seller usually files a Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption (if the property was their principal residence).
Property Transfer Affidavit - must be filed within 45 days of transfer
Principal Residence Exemption
Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption
Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption
Is your home about to be Foreclosed upon? Do you understand all of the options that you have? MSU Extension’s site can provide you with many useful tools in understanding all of your options during the foreclosure process. It is very important that you contact MSU Extension to learn about all of these options. They can be contacted through their website http://www.macombcountymi.gov/msuextension (select housing on the left side of the screen) or contact them by telephone at (586) 469-6430.