Guidelines for the Michigan Principal Residence Exemption Program
Revised MCL 211.154 Checklist - As part of the Department of Treasury, Bureau of Local Government Services, Business Process Review Initiative, we have developed the attached checklists for the MCL 211.154 appeals (form 627 and 628). This checklist provides information on how to properly complete the forms and how to avoid common mistakes that will result in a delay in the processing of the petitions. We hope that providing this checklist, it will reduce the number of incomplete filings, eliminate the need to return petitions for more information and reduce the amount of time required to process petitions.
P.A. 277 of 2011 Public Charter School Bill - provides a property tax exemption for public school academies, urban high school academies or schools of excellent properties beginning with the 2013 assessment year.
P.A. 524 of 2012 (HB 4446) - Corrects outstanding issues from the changes to the Principal Residence Exemption enacted earlier in 2012.
P.A. 494 of 2012 (HB 4134) - Exempts from School Operating and SET properties defined as "Development Property" for a prescribed period of time.