City of Saginaw, Michigan

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.

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 Information

  • SONAR- 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.

Saginaw Township

Saginaw County

Department of Natural Resources

Saginaw Future

Real Estate Information Websites

City Hall, First Floor
1315 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, MI 48601
Phone - (989) 399-1311
Fax - (989) 759-1498

Things to remember...

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.