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Oakland County Equalization Appraiser

Phone: 248-858-0772

Department Info:
250 Elizabeth Lake Road
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-0772

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Taxpayers who need to submit Property Transfer Affidavits, Principal Residence Exemption Affidavits, or Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption forms to the Assessing department, may place the completed and signed original forms and copies in an envelope marked “Assessing” and:
Drop it off in one of our two drop boxes (one is in front of the City Hall entrance nearest to Liberty Street and the other is located in our east entrance vestibule).
Mail the forms to City of Farmington, Attention: Assessing, 23600 Liberty St, Farmington, MI 48335.
We recommend that you make a copy, scan, or take a photo of your form before you send them to us.
If you would like a date-stamped copy returned to you, please either include your email address for a scanned copy; or a self-addressed, stamped envelope for a copy to be mailed to you.

On-line Property Inquiry

Please click here to access the Property on-line look-up. A new browser window will open where you can search for information.


The information contained on the above website is taken from the records of the City of Farmington. The City of Farmington does not guarantee the accuracy of the information nor assumes any responsibility for errors that arise from the use of the information. Any errors or omissions will not negate the taxes or special assessments that are due and payable. Information on the website is updated weekly. For the most up to date information, please contact the Treasurer's Office at (248) 474-5500.

Assessing Services

The City has contracted with Oakland County to provide assessing services. Under terms of the contract, Oakland County Equalization performs the following functions:

  • Assesses annually real and personal property
  • Prepares annual assessment role
  • Attends Boards of Review
  • Consults on Michigan Tax Tribunal appeals

The City continues to maintain staff at City Hall to provide personalized assistance to residents and businesses, including:

  • Answering taxpayer questions
  • Accessing and providing information related to the assessing role
  • Providing and accepting Property Transfer Affidavits, Principal Residence Exemptions and Request to Rescinds,
  • Providing copies of records, sketches, and photos
  • Maintaining Sales Records
  • Coordinating Board of Review appointments

All questions related to assessing should be addressed to the City’s Administrative Specialists. The Administrative Specialists will answer questions or coordinate with the County as appropriate.

Administrative Specialists

Phone: 248-474-5500, option 3

Oakland County Equalization

Real Property Phone: 888-350-0900 ext.80776
Personal Property Phone: 248-858-1666

Board of Review Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL PERSONS THAT:  An Assessment Roll of all property in the City of Farmington subject to taxation has been prepared by the City Assessor, and said roll will be subject to inspection at the Office of the City Assessor in Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty Street, Farmington, Michigan.
The Board of Review will be in session as follows:
     Tuesday, March 17, 2020        10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
     Thursday, March 19, 2020       1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  
Upon request of any person who is assessed on the Roll, or his/her agent, and upon sufficient cause being shown, the Board of Review can adjust the assessment on such property in such a manner as will in their judgment provide an equitable assessment.  Such Assessment Roll review by said Board of Review shall be the Assessment Roll of the City of Farmington for the year 2020.
Appointments for a hearing before the Board of Review can be made by calling the Oakland County Equalization Division prior to February 28, Toll Free at 1-888-350-0900 ext. 59611 or (248) 975-9611. Written requests to the Board of Review can also be made beginning March 1 by submitting the requests to the Office of the City Assessor in Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty Street, Farmington MI, 48335.  Written requests must be received by 9:00 a.m. on March 19, 2020. It is advisable that anyone planning an appeal of the 2020 Assessment contact the Oakland County Equalization Division prior to the Board of Review meetings to discuss the matter.
                                                                    MARY J. MULLISON, City Clerk