City Assessor's Office

The Assessor's Office is responsible for performing and maintaining property assessments for the equitable distribution of the property tax burden under the current law.  The office compiles special assessment rolls, administers the Board of Review and maintains ownership records for the City of Kalamazoo for both real and personal property.  The Assessing office also maintains property descriptions and maps for taxing purposes and provides the City Treasurer with taxable value on all City properties, which are used to produce annual tax bills.

The City Assessor's Office can provide verification of assessment information. For tax billing information, please contact the City Treasurer's Office at (269) 337-8036, and for zoning information, please contact Planning & Zoning at (269) 337-8044.

Assessing & tax database

The City of Kalamazoo provides an online database of property information (hosted by BS&A Software) that is a representation of the City's assessment and tax records. The database includes assessed value, market value, year built, square footage, legal description, land parcel size, and previous owners for properties in Kalamazoo. The database is searchable by property address, parcel number, or owner's name. The information is generally current, but users may wish to verify the information with the public primary sources. The City of Kalamazoo assumes no liability for the information contained on this site. 

Historic Property Record Cards

Historic Property Record Cards are available by emailing Please list the address(es) and/or parcel numbers requested.

Board of Review

The Board of Review for the City of Kalamazoo will be hearing 2022 property assessment protests beginning March 9, 2022, and continuing each weekday as needed through March 18, generally starting at 9:00 am.  Meetings will be held at Kalamazoo City Hall, 241 W. South Street.  All protests in person will be heard BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, and the deadline to schedule an appointment is March 7, 2022.  To schedule an in-person appointment, call 269-337-8845 before 5:00 pm March 7, 2022.  Protests may also be made to the Board in writing but must be RECEIVED in the office by 5:00 pm on March 17, 2022.

Assessments have been adjusted to result in an anticipated State Equalized Value Multiplier of 1.0000 for all classes of property.  The Tentative State Equalization Multipliers and Equalization Ratios, as determined by the Kalamazoo County Equalization Department, prior to the above-mentioned adjustments were as follows:


Instructions on how to file a written (mail-in) appeal to the 2022 March Board of Review.

  • Appeals must include supporting documentation of the property owner’s contention of value.
    • Supporting documentation WILL NOT be returned and is a permanent record of the appeal.
  • Appeals must be received in the Assessor’s Office NO LATER than 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 17, 2022. POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
    • Appeals can be mailed to: Assessor’s Office, 241 West South Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
    • Appeals can be dropped off with the Assessor’s Office staff, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    • Appeals may be left in the drop box in front of City Hall or the drive-up drop box on St. John’s Place at the corner of Lovell.
  • Please know that all appeals receive equal weight whether they are in-person or in writing (mail-in).

Instructions on how making an appointment to the 2022 March Board of Review.

  • In-person appointments are made by called 269-337-8845 prior to 5:00 pm Monday March 7, 2022.
    • Please bring three (3) copies of any evidence or supporting documentation for you want the Board to consider.
    • We will need a phone number and an email address for the appointment.
      • This information is required in case there is an issue with the date of the appointment at a later time (building is closed due to weather, etc.)
    • If you are unable to adhere to any of these requirements, you may still submit a written appeal by 5:00 pm on March 17, 2022. Please see above instructions.
  • Appeals must include supporting documentation of the property owner’s contention of value.
    • Supporting documentation WILL NOT be returned and is a permanent record of the appeal.
  • Your appointment time will be for 10 minutes. Please arrive at least 5 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • Please contact the Assessor’s office (269-337-8636) or the Board of Review (269-337-8845) if you are unable to make your scheduled appointment time.

The Board of Review for the City of Kalamazoo will meet as provided by law in its March 2022 sessions, as follows:

 Starting Time
March 8, 2022
1:30 PM
March 9, 2022
1:30 PM
March 10, 2022
1:30 PM
March 15, 2022
1:30 PM
March 16, 2022
1:30 PM
6:00 PM
March 17, 2022
1:30 PM
March 18, 2022
9:00 AM
1:30 PM
March 23, 2022
1:30 PM

Where:             City of Kalamazoo 3rd Floor Conference Room

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to effectively participate in these meetings should contact the City Assessor’s office at  or 269-337-8636 by 4:00 pm the day prior to the meeting to request assistance.                          

Why:                Pursuant to Charter and Code of Ordinances of the City of Kalamazoo and the Michigan General Property Tax Act, the Board of Review will meet in its March sessions to consider any or all of the following:

  • To review and hear protests on the 2022 Assessment Roll as prepared and submitted by the City Assessor, including protests as to 2022 Assessed Value, 2022 Tentative Taxable Value, and 2022 Assessment Classification.
  • To receive and consider homestead poverty exemption claims for 2022;
  • Any other business that may properly come before the board.

Issued and posted February 28, 2022, at 3:45 pm

Reissued and posted March 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

Assessment Information & Reports

Property tax forms

Other resources

City of Kalamazoo

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 241 West South Street
     Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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