What are the Assessment Department responsibilities?


The Assessing Department is responsible for the valuation of all residential, commercial, industrial, and personal property in the City of Livonia and answers inquiries from current residents, prospective home-buyers, and all members of the property purchasing process.

Inquiries with the Assessor’s office include:

  • Legal descriptions and lot sizes
  • Lot splits and combinations
  • Ownership of property
  • Personal property
  • Property tax estimates
  • Qualifications for filing State exemptions
  • Disabled Veterans Exemptions

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1. What are the Assessment Department responsibilities?
2. What is market value?
3. How are properties appraised?
4. Why does the assessed value change from year to year?
5. What is capped value?
6. Why do assessments go up when a property hasn't changed?
7. How do you determine your tax bill?
8. What are your rights and responsibilities?
9. What is capped value?
10. Understanding the 3 Values used in Assessing?