About Our Township
Mackinaw Township is a General Law Township with a population of approximately 576 residents, There are 319 residents within the village and 257 outside the village limits. We are located at the northwestern tip of Cheboygan County along the Straits of Mackinac to the Mackinac Bridge.
December Board of Review Meeting
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review will hold a Special Meeting at the Township Hall, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. to correct qualified errors, Principle Residence Exemptions, Qualified Agricultural Exemptions, Poverty Exemptions, and Qualified Disabled Veterans Exemptions in the 2016 assessment and, or tax roll.
An owner of property that is a “qualified principle residence”, or is a “qualified agricultural property" on November 1, may appeal to the December 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.
The Michigan General Property Tax Act has been amended with Public Act 24 of 2005 to allow certain citizens, including senior citizens, veterans and persons with disabilities, to defer their summer property taxes. Click here for more information.