The tax sale is usually held on the third Thursday in May. This is subject to change.
On the day of the sale, you must register before the sale begins. You must be present to bid. No registrations will be accepted after 10:00 AM. All sales are final, and must be paid in cash or certified funds by 5:00 PM on the day of the sale
The bidding will start at the total amount of taxes, interest, penalties, and administrative costs which are a charge upon the parcel.
Some parcels have an official notice of non-compliance recorded on them. This notice states "please be advised that any further division, subdivision, sell, exchange or transfer of the Parcel may be a violation of Utah State Code and Box Elder County ordinances and punishable as a criminal offense."
Buyers are further advised than any parcel bought at the tax sale that is not in compliance with applicable zoning will have a notice of non-compliance recorded against them when the tax deed is recorded.
Tax Sale Ordinance
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