The Assessing office is located at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. The assessing functions are to value all real and personal property within the corporate limits of the City as well as to annually prepare an assessment roll which lists all known property owners, legal descriptions, state equalized values and taxable values. If you have any questions of the assessing department, please stop in or call 906-225-8379 or 906-225-8381.
Property Owner Resources
Board of Review
**December Board of Review meeting: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:00 a.m. to noon
Organizational meeting: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 9:00 a.m. to noon.
**Monday, March 9th, 2020 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
**Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
July Board of Review meeting: Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 9:00 a.m. to noon
December Board of Review meeting: Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 9:00 a.m. to noon
All meetings are held in the City Commission chambers at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette
**The March appeal sessions - 9th & 10th will meet in room 103 at City Hall, 300 W Baraga Ave., Marquette
City of Marquette guidelines and policy for granting or denying a poverty exemption is available at the City Assessor Office or on our website. If you feel you qualify for a poverty exemption on your property taxes, guidelines and applications are available on our website or at 300 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855. Applications must be filed with the Assessor BEFORE the MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020 Board of Review Meeting. Any exemption granted will only apply to 2020 property taxes.
In order to be eligible for the exemption, the disabled veteran must have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States. They must be a Michigan resident. Additionally, they must meet one of the following criteria: (a) Has been determined by the United States department of veterans’ affairs to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of military service and entitled to veterans’ benefits at the 100% rate. (b) Has a certificate from the United States veterans’ administration, or its successors, certifying that he or she is receiving or has received pecuniary assistance due to disability for specially adapted housing. (c) Has been rated by the United States department of veterans’ affairs as individually unemployable. The un-remarried surviving spouse of the disabled veteran is eligible for the exemption based upon the eligibility of their spouse; therefore the spouse must also be a Michigan resident. The exemption will continue only as long as the surviving spouse remains un-remarried. You must complete Form 5107 and attach all necessary proof of eligibility.
The City of Marquette will provide necessary, reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon five (5) days notice to the City of Marquette. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Marquette by writing or calling the below name. Public notice will be given regarding any changes of the above meeting.