As of March 1, 2023, all 2022 real property taxes must be paid to Ottawa County Treasurer.
A NOTE FROM THE TREASURER – TAXES : The ability to pay taxes online from a checking/savings account has been suspended.
For your safety and the safety of our staff we encourage taxpayers to pay by mail, we ask that you limit the use of cash and that you prepare your check before you enter the office. We request that Social Distancing be followed when paying bills in person.
The 2023 Summer tax bill will be mailed on June 29, 2023 . Taxes are due September 14th by 5:00 p.m. Taxes paid after 5:00 p.m. are posted the next day with interest. We no longer accept post marks. If the last day of any period or a fixed or final day is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period or day is extended to include the next day which is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday.
There are several different ways that you may pay your taxes and they are:
- In person at the Township Hall. Our office hours are from 9:00 until 12:00 and 1:00 until 5:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. 1:00 until 5:00 Wednesday. Closed on Friday.
- By mail in the envelope that was provided with your tax bill.
- The drop box located between the Township Hall & the Fire Department.
- With a credit/debit card online by accessing this website – Click here for payments. This is an online service only and is not available at the Township office. Third party fees apply. Payments made after 5:00 p.m. are posted the next day with interest.
THERE IS A SERVICE CHARGE OF $25.00 FOR ANY RETURNED CHECK.
Postmarks are not accepted.
SUMMER PROPERTY TAX DEFERMENT
Any local unit of government collecting a summer property tax to defer collection of the tax until the following February 15, the following categories apply;
1. Homestead property of a taxpayer who is totally and permanently disabled, blind, paraplegic, quadriplegic, hemiplegic, a senior citizen (age 62 or over, including the unmarried surviving spouse of a person who was 62 years of age or older at the time of death), eligible service person, eligible veteran, or an eligible widow or widower, and whose total household income in the prior taxable year did not exceed $40,000.
2. Property classified or used as agricultural real property, if the gross receipts of the agricultural or horticultural operations in the previous year (or the average gross receipts for such operations in the previous three years) are not less than my household income for the preceding calendar year or the combined household incomes in the previous year of the individual members of a limited liability company or partners of a partnership that owns the agricultural real property.
To claim a deferment, a taxpayer must file an intent to defer with the treasurer of the property tax collecting unit on a form the treasurer’s office has available. Click here for the application…
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When cashing a check, the bank uses the written amount, we get several checks a day that the numerical amount does not match the written amount.
Reading your tax bill abbreviations
Grand Haven Public Schools
GH SCH OPER School Operating
GH SCH DEBT School Debt
Zeeland Public Schools
ZEE SCH OPER School Operating
ZEE SCH B&S Local Enhancement-Building
ZEE SCH REC School Supplemental-Recreation
ZEE SCH DEBT School Debt
RBNSN TWP OPER Township Operating
RBNSN TWP FIRE Fire Operating
RBNSN ROADS Township Roads
Ottawa Intermediate School District
OTTAWA ISD I.S.D Tax
State Education Tax
STATE EDUC TAX State Education Tax
COUNTY OPER County Tax
COUNTY E-911 County Tax
COUNTY PARKS County Tax
County CMH County Tax-Community Mental Health
LOUTIT LIB-OPER Library Tax
LOUTIT LIB-DEBT Library Tax
On March 15, 1994, Michigan voters approved the constitutional amendment known as Proposal A. Proposal A was designed to limit the growth in property taxes by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) until ownership was transferred.
|2022-2023 PROPOSED BUDGET|
|Licenses and permits||167,600.00|
|State shared revenues||581,500.00|
|Charges for services||11,100.00|
|Total Revenue & Other Sources||1,177,349.00|
|247||Board of review||2,250.00|
|265||Township Office & Grounds||150,000.00|
|301||Law enforce contracts||17,000.00|
|330||Liquor law enforcement||0.00|
|411||Zoning board of appeals||1,500.00|
|446||Road maint., lighting, const.||112,000.00|
|751||Township park operating||40,000.00|
|752||Township park capital impr||50,000.00|
|881||Rec & Cultural Serv-NEW||0.00|
|999||Transfer to Road Fund||0.00|
|999||Transfer to Capital Projects||0.00|
|Total Expenditures & Other Uses||943,450.00|
|Net Revenues (Expenditures)||233,899.00|
|Beginning Fund Balance 4/1||0.00|
|Ending Fund Balance 3/31||0.00|
12010 120th Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday – Closed
Phone: (616) 846-2210
Fax: (616) 846-2369
Burn Permit Line: (616) 842-3160