Houghton County Equalization Department

Houghton County Equalization Department
Houghton County Courthouse
4th Floor
401 E. Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931

906-482-0250 [Phone]


Monday & Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed legal holidays

Staff & Contacts

Cheryl M. Patrick

Michael Lehman
Deputy Director

Jaikob Djerf
Property Appraiser


The Houghton County Equalization Department advises and assists the Board of Commissioners in equalizing property tax assessments for the entire County. The Equalization Department conducts annual sales and appraisal studies while conforming with state policies. The studies are used to equalize assessed values for each class of property in each of the local units of government in Houghton County. The department also assists local assessors and treasurers with information concerning assessments and tax rolls.

The Houghton County equalization department has tax rolls and tax maps for each unit of government within the County for use. Fees are charged for copies and research projects.

View Houghton County GIS mapping.