Oceana County Michigan

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Under the general direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Equalization Department conducts the statutory annual equalization of property tax assessments to create uniformity by property classification among the various taxing jurisdictions within Oceana County.

The department is responsible for the maintenance of the assessment and tax rolls and all other tax related data for all units of government except the townships of Benona, Hart, Leavitt, and Newfield. The department also ensures that assessment standards mandated by the Headlee amendment are maintained, explains departmental procedures, tax laws and the assessment process to the public. It also provides information on property ownership, property descriptions and assessments, prepares and files necessary reports with the State Tax Commission and other affected units of government. An additional responsibility is the issuance and verification of permanent addresses for all municipalities except Hart City and the Villages of Pentwater, Hesperia, New Era, Shelby, and Walkerville.

Property Search Information

 

Basic property information at no cost is available at Property Search Basic.

Graphical interface property search with map viewing is available at Property Search with GIS. If desired, this report is available for a fee.

These maps and aerials are also available through our office (Sample Map). Please refer to our Fee Schedule for a list of sizes and configurations.

Contact Equalization

Staff

Edward K. VanderVries, MMAO IV, PPE
Director
Melinda Stopczynski, MCAT
Data Processing, Deeds & Property Addressing
Derek C. Eaton, MCAO
Property Appraiser II

Equalization Department

100 S. State Street
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4609
Fax: (231) 873-0074

Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Oceana County News

Openings on the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Posted: January 11th, 2018
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Committee is now a seven (7) person committee appointed by the Oceana County Board
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Job Opening: EMS Director

Posted: December 19th, 2017
Oceana County is seeking a highly experienced and qualified EMS director who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations
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Oceana County – Something for Everyone

Posted: November 21st, 2017
Read the October 2017 issue of Business In Focus magazine.  An article titled, “Something for Everyone” features the county’s
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Are You Interested in County Government?

Posted: October 25th, 2017
If so, please consider one of the boards and/or commissions. The Oceana County Board of Commissioners is seeking willing and eligible
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Upcoming Events

Jan23

Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting

County Services Building – Griswold Street
11:00am - 12:30pm
Jan24

Department of Veterans Affairs Meetings

County Services Building – Griswold Street
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jan25

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
Feb1

Planning Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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