Property Foreclosure Timeline for Tax Year 2014:

  • March 1, 2015- Unpaid 2014 property taxes were forwarded as delinquent to the County Treasurer. 4% administration fee and 1% per month interest was added.

  • October 1, 2015 - $15 fee was added to each unpaid parcel.


  • March 1, 2014- Property will be forfeited to County Treasurer. The following fees were added:

    • $175 title search fee

    • $10 recording fee for forfeiture certificate

    • $10 recording fee for redemption certificate

    • Interest increased from 1% per month to 1.5 % per month retroactive to date the taxes became delinquent. (net result: 7.5% interest is added)

    • Additional interest, recording and service fees will accumulate throughout the succeeding year, including, but limited to, the fees listed below.


  • August 2016-- Properties will be visited and posted with Circuit Court hearing notice. A fee of $20 will be added on August 1, 2016.   

  • November 2016-- Certified notice of foreclosure hearing will be mailed to all owners of interest. A fee of approximately $6.50 per notice will be added to each parcel. Because of legal requirements that spouses each receive a separate notice, parcels average 2-5 notices each ($13-$35 fee will be added November 1, 2011.)


  • December 2016 -- Property addresses, legal descriptions, and the names of all persons having an interest in any delinquent properties will be published in The County Press. A fee of about $90 will be added December 1, 2012.

  • February 10, 2016 -- Administrative hearing is held to review applications for Deferrals due to Financial Hardship.

  • February 27, 2017 -- Circuit court hearing is held.  Court will enter a judgment of foreclosure.

  • The LAST DAY TO PAY is MARCH 31, 2017.  On April 1, 2017, clear title to the property passes to the county. 

  • July/August 2017 -- property is sold at public auction.