Berrien County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in MI. The Building Department maintains Berrien County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Berrien County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.
Niles Township Building Department Niles MI 320 Bell Road 49120 269-687-2741
Berrien County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in MI. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Berrien County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Berrien County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.
Benton Harbor Assessor Benton Harbor MI 200 East Wall Street 49022 269-927-8453
Berrien County Equalization Department St. Joseph MI 701 Main Street 49085 269-983-7111
Niles Assessor Niles MI 508 East Main Street 49120 269-683-4700
Berrien County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue MI. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Berrien County land records. These Berrien County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Berrien County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.
Benton Harbor Treasurer Benton Harbor MI 200 East Wall Street 49022 269-927-8428
Berrien County Treasurer's Office St. Joseph MI 701 Main Street 49085 616-982-8645
Coloma City Treasurer Coloma MI 197 East Center Street 49038 269-468-6606
Berrien County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in MI. These documents, including Berrien County land records, are open to the public. The Berrien County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Berrien County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.
Berrien County Clerk St. Joseph MI 811 Port Street 49085 269-983-7111
Bridgman City Clerk Bridgman MI 9765 Maple Street 49106 269-465-5144
Niles City Clerk Niles MI 508 East Main Street 49120 269-683-4700
Three Oaks Village Clerk Three Oaks MI 14 Maple Street 49128 269-756-9221
Berrien County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in MI. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Berrien County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Berrien County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.
Berrien County Recorder of Deeds St. Joseph MI 701 Main Street 49085 269-983-7111
Berrien County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in MI. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Berrien County historical land records. These records include Berrien County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.
Buchanan City Hall Buchanan MI 302 Red Bud Trail North 49107 269-695-3844
Coloma City Hall Coloma MI 119 North Paw Paw Street 49038 269-468-6606
New Buffalo City Hall New Buffalo MI 224 West Buffalo Street 49117 269-469-1500
Niles City Hall Niles MI 333 North 2nd Street, Ste 301 49120 269-683-4700
Watervliet City Hall Watervliet MI 158 W Pleasant St 49098 269-463-6769