A. It is simple to apply for a Principle Residence Exemption. All you need to do is visit our website, print and return to us the necessary form (see link below) or you may stop in to our office and pick up a copy of the form. Fill it out as completely as possible and be sure to sign and date it. There is currently no fee associated with filing of this paperwork. Filing is not mandatory, but in order to receive the exemption, it is necessary to do so. Call us if you have any questions (616-355-1350, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm).