What is the Tax Sale?
with taxes five years past due on March 15 of any given year may be
sold at a tax sale to collect the delinquent taxes. Tax Sales
are conducted in May or June at the County Administration Building,
75 East Main Street, Castle Dale, Uah.
Date of Sale
of Tax Sale is published in the Emery County Progress once each
week for four weeks prior to the Sale as well
as here on our website.
Emery County does not maintain a mailing list for notification of
the Tax Sale.
property to be sold may be redeemed up to the commencement of the
Tax Sale by payment of any balance due on the property, including
administrative costs. After the commencement of the sale, no
redemptions may take place and no preferences will be given to the
owner or any other bidder during the sale.
No less than the entire parcel of property shall be
No bid will be allowed which is insufficient to pay
any balance due, including administrative costs.
No bid, once accepted, may be withdrawn except with
the consent of the Clerk/Auditor (or other person conducting the
sale), and the opposing bidders, if any. After the
Clerk/Auditor has proceeded to other properties or the general sale
has been concluded, all bids accepted by the Clerk/Auditor are
irrevocable, and the County may enforce the terms thereof by
obtaining a judgment against the purchaser in the amount of the bid,
plus interest and attorney's fees, or by whatever other means, such
as foreclosure, as are permitted by law.
Properties will be sold for cash or cashier's check,
which must be presented at the office of the Emery County Treasurer
at or before 3:00 o'clock p.m. on the day of the Sale.
All prospective bidders shall register prior to the
sale in the office of the County Clerk/Auditor by completing and filing
the required form, which may be obtained at that office. If a
bidder intends to submit bids under more than one name, a separate
registration form for each such name must be completed and filed.
Bidders will be assigned a bidder number for each name registered
which number will be required to be stated at the sale in connection
with any bid submitted.
Any person may bid at the sale, except for county
officials or employees connected with the assessment and collection
of property taxes in Emery County or their agent(s). Any
business associate or relative of such an official or employee may
bid, provided that he or she shall file with the County
Clerk/Auditor a statement making full disclosure of the
relationship, the official or employee involved and an affirmation
under oath that the bidder is bidding in his or her own right, and
not in concert with, or as an agent for, such official or employee.
The sale will commence promptly at 10:00 o'clock
a.m. and will be conducted by the County Clerk/Auditor or a deputy
Clerk/Auditor designated by the County Clerk/Auditor.
If no bid is received equal to the minimum starting
bid for a parcel after a reasonable opportunity for bidding had been
given, the Clerk/Auditor shall publicly declare the parcel struck
off to Emery County, and declare the fee simple title to the parcel
to be vested in Emery County. Thereafter, no bids will be
received for the parcel so struck off. No bargaining,
negotiating, lower offers, or other attempts to purchase the parcel
below the minimum starting bid shall be entertained.
For Property Plat Maps, contact the
Recorder's Office or
online plat maps.