Assessing Board of Review
The Board of Review meets annually in March to hear property tax appeals at the local level. The Pittsfield Charter Township Board of Review is comprised of three members that are taxpayers in the township. The Board of Review and appropriate Department of Assessing staff work with property owners and, based on the evidence presented, make determinations on each of the tax appeal cases, which can be further appealed to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
Authority of the July Board of Review Expanded for 2020
Governor Whitmer signed an Executive Order (2020-87) on June 9, 2020, expanding the authority of the 2020 July Board of Review. Resident taxpayers may file a valuation or classification appeal by letter, no later than the close of the July Board of Review on July 21, 2020. (MCL 211.30) Qualified Small Business or Eligible Manufacturing Personal Property filers who missed the February 20, 2020 filing deadline for either exemption may file form 5076 or 5278 with the July Board of Review. All Values must be based as of Tax Day, December 31, 2019. If a March 2020 Appeal is on file, a July 2020 Appeal cannot be authorized.
- Donnelly Hadden
- Stephen Johnston
- Tom McDole
- Elke VanDyke (alternate)
2020 Meetings Schedule
Meetings take place in the Small Conference Room at the Pittsfield Charter Township administration building. The 2020 July Board of Review will take place in Morris Hall to meet physical distancing guidelines.
- Organizational Meeting - Tuesday, March 3, 2020: 1 pm to 4 pm
- Monday, March 9, 2020: 9 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 4 pm
- Tuesday, March 10, 2020: 9 am to 12 pm
- Wednesday, March 11, 2020: 1 pm to 4 pm & 6 pm to 9 pm
- Tuesday, July 21, 2020: 1 pm to 4 pm
- Tuesday, December 15, 2020: 1 pm to 4 pm
Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Clerk's Office 3 business days prior to the meeting. The Clerk's Office can be reached at 734-822-3120 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.