Local Incentives

Tax Abatement Programs ( PA 198 and PA 328)

PA 198 - Industrial Property Abatement

PA 328 - New Personal Property Abatement



The City of Southfield will explore the provision of tax abatement to your company.  The Act is designed to maintain existing jobs and create new job opportunities through tax incentives. Maximum abatement length is 12 years chart (pdf). Southfield’s policy (pdf) is based on a consistent matrix which equates the abatement length with new investment and employees added. Please review our tax abatement application (pdf).

PA 210 - Commercial Rehabilitation Act

Obsolete Property Rehabilitation District

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority



For more information, contact Rochelle Freeman at 248-796-4161 or email rfreeman@cityofsouthfield.com