Assessing Forms & Applications

Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit
The Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Affidavit (PDF) is completed when a person purchases a home and intends to use it as their main homestead. The home must be purchased and occupied by June 1 in order for the homestead to be in effect for the current year. Please return this form to the Township Assessing Department.

Request to Rescind Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption
The Request to Rescind Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption (PDF) must be completed when you have sold the property that you have claimed using the Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit. Please return this form to the Township Assessing Department.

Property Transfer Affidavit

The Property Transfer Affidavit (PDF) must be completed whenever there is a change of ownership on a property. It is completed and signed by the new owner and must be filed within 45 days of the transfer. Please return this form to the Township Assessing Department.

Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption
The Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption (PDF) enables a person who has established a new principal residence to retain a Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) on property previously exempt as the owner’s principal residence, and must be filed with the assessor on or before June 1 of the year of the claim.

Disabled Veterans Property Tax Exemption

Pursuant to 2013 Public Act 161, amending MCL 211.7b., the Disabled Veteran's Property Tax Exemption Affidavit (PDF) must be filled out annually between December 31 of the prior year and the close of the March Board of Review. This affidavit must be accompanied by written certification from the United States Veterans Administration.