Board of Review

March Board of Review

The Board of Review in the City of Royal Oak consists of six (6) residents appointed by the City Commission.  The six are divided into two (2) boards that meet starting on the Tuesday following the first Monday in March of each year.  The Board’s purpose is to hear and decide assessment appeals, poverty exemptions, or property classification appeals.

Assessment Change Notices are mailed at least 14 days prior to the Board of Review meeting.  The Notice is intended to provide the owner or person listed on the assessment roll of the property a notice of an increase in the tentative state equalized valuation or the tentative taxable value for the year.

The following is Legal Notice for the 2014 March Board of Review:  

City of Royal Oak March Board of Review will meet at 211 Williams Street, Royal Oak, Michigan, Room 106 to review 2014 assessments.

An Organizational Meeting will be convened on March 4, 2014 from 9:00 am to 9:30 am.

Appeal Sessions will follow on:
- March 4, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
- March 5, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
- March 11, 2014 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

BOARD OF REVIEW IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Any person wishing to appear before the Board of Review must make an appointment before 4:30 pm on March 10, 2014 by contacting the Assessor’s Office at (248) 246-3110.  Non-resident property owners may appeal by mail received no later than March 10, 2014. 

An agent representing a taxpayer shall present written authorization to the Board of Review at the time of his/her appointment. A property owner or agent representing a taxpayer must provide articles of organization for a limited liability company to prove ownership.

The tentative 2014 equalization factors for each class of property are as follows:

Residential: 1.0000,
Commercial:  1.0000,
Industrial:  1.0000,
Personal:  1.0000

James M. Geiermann
City Assessor




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