Office of the City Assessor

Director: Edward VanderVries
Phone: (269) 329-4433
Email: City Assessor

Address: 7900 South Westnedge Avenue

The Office of the City Assessor is primarily responsible for performing and maintaining property assessments for the equitable distribution of property tax burden, as per the current Michigan General Property Tax Laws. The Office of the City Assessor compiles the annual assessment role on which taxes will be levied, maintains property descriptions and maps for taxing purposes, provides the City Treasurer with taxable value on all properties within the city, which are used to produce the annual tax bills, processes personal property statements and conducts field audits of both existing properties and new construction. The City Assessor also acts as the Secretary to the Board of Review by City Charter.