City of Saginaw MI -
The primary function of the Assessing Division is to maintain uniform and equitable property assessments on all tangible real and personal property within the City of Saginaw. Assessing functions are regulated by the State Constitution, Michigan Compiled Laws and The City Charter. Duties include maintaining the City's master records of all property within the city; owners' names and mailing addresses; homestead and transfer affidavits and assessments of tax abated properties. It is also the initial source of the City's land base records and information interfaced to a primary computer system as managed by the Equalizer Assessing program. The division also provides avenues for citizens' appeals of assessments to the Board of Review and Michigan Tax Tribunal.
Lori Brown - City Assessor
Linda Armintrout - Property Appraiser
Laurie Kelso - Property Appraiser
Mary Malocha - Property Appraiser
Kim Jaime - General Questions
Property Transfer Affidavit
Effective January 1, 1995, Act 415, Public Acts of 1994, requires the buyer, grantee, or a transferee of any property to file a real estate transfer affidavit Form L-4260, Property Transfer Affidavit . This form must be filed whenever real estate or some types of personal property are transferred, even in the event you are not recording a deed. Read more on our Property Transfer Affidavit page.
Resources - Area Real Estate Resources
Government InformationSONAR - Saginaw's Online Network of Accessible Records. Look up Property Information, Taxes, Utilities, and more.
SAGA - Saginaw Area GIS Authority. Includes nearly county-wide data from local assessors and county data.
Department of Natural Resourceswww.michigan.gov/dnr
Real Estate Information Websiteswww.homesofsaginaw.com
Other Helpful Links
Michigan Department of Treasury - Personal Property Filing Information
Homeowners Principle Residence Exemption Affidavit
Request to Rescind Homeowners Principle Residence Exemption Affidavit
City Hall, First Floor
1315 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, MI 48601
Phone - (989) 399-1311
Fax - (989) 759-1498
Office hours for the Treasury, Income Tax, Assessor, Water and Sewer Accounts, and the City Clerk are 8:00 to 4:00 P.M.
Payments are considered received upon receipt. Postmark dates are not accepted as received by the due date for any payment with the exception of income taxes.
Payments deposited in the drop box after 4:00 P.M. will be processed on the next business day.
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Enhanced Law Enforcement Response to Victims Initiative:
The Saginaw Police Department is one of only three law enforcement agencies in the country that has been selected to participate in a unique program designed to help reduce crime, support victims, and enhance public safety. We ask that the residents of Saginaw participate in this anonymous survey being conducted by Saginaw Valley State University. Your participation will help the City of Saginaw Police Department expand its capacity to meet the needs of crime victims, and broaden those services where a need is indicated. This short survey is available online at the following button:
How to pre apply for a water utility account:
Pre application instructions can be found here:Water Billing
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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules have changed. To see how the City of Saginaw is now handling FOIA requests, please visit our new FOIA page.
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