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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

Corona Virus Update

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

The City of Farmington Board of Review will meet electronically due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic on the following date.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
9:00 am until work is complete.
Notice and instructions for attending will be posted on the City’s webpage at at least eighteen hours prior to the Board of Review.
The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the Farmington City Clerk’s Office at (248) 474-5500 x2218 or the City Manager at x2222.
The purpose of the Board of Review will be to correct clerical errors and review hardship appeals (if they had not been heard at the March or July Board of Review).
Any Taxpayer wishing to file a hardship appeal, that hasn’t already appealed hardship to  either the March or July Board, may request an application by contacting the Treasurer’s Department at (248) 474-5500 x2230 or by calling Oakland County Equalization Division, at (248) 858-0772.  Appointments for hardship appeals will be scheduled prior to the Board of Review.