West Traverse Township Assessing

Joe Lavender is the Township’s Assessor. Joe holds office hours on most Mondays from 8 am – Noon. To schedule a meeting with Joe or to leave him a telephone message, please contact the Township Office at (231) 526-7361. You may also send Joe an e-mail at assessor@westtraversetownship.com.

Board of Review


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review will hold a Special Meeting at the Township Hall, Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to correct qualified errors, Principal Residence Exemptions, Qualified Agricultural Exemptions, Poverty Exemptions, and Qualified Disabled Veterans Exemptions in the assessment and or tax roll. An owner of property that is a “qualified principal residence”, may appeal to the Board of review if an affidavit was claimed to have been filed, but the exemption was not on the tax roll. Pursuant to MCL 211.7b, exemptions for qualified disabled veterans or their surviving unmarried spouses may also be heard.

Appeals by letter or email are acceptable if received no later than December 15, 2021 at 4PM. Address appeals to: Board of Review, West Traverse Township, P.O. Box 528, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, or email appeals to: assessor@westtraversetownship.com