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Weber County Delinquent Tax Sale Information

For information on properties that were not sold at the Tax Sale and were struck off to Weber County, please see our Unsold Properties page.


What is a Tax Sale? 
A Tax Sale is the public auction of any real property with taxes that have been delinquent for four years from the final tax payment deadline (five years including the delinquent year).  Any property not redeemed by March 15th following the four years from the date when the property tax became delinquent will be included in the annual real property Tax Sale held in May or June.


The Tax Sale listing will be available in the Clerk/Auditor Office and on the Internet four weeks immediately preceding the date of the Tax Sale and is updated weekly.


When will the 2014 Tax Sale be held?
Thursday May 22nd, 2014 - 10 AM


Location:
Weber Center
Commission Chambers 1st Floor
2380 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84401


What newspaper is the Tax Sale advertised in?
The Tax Sale is advertised in the Ogden Standard Examiner four times, once in each of the four successive weeks immediately preceding the date of the Tax Sale.


Redemption Rights
Delinquent property may be redeemed on behalf of the recorded owner by any person at any time prior to the final Tax Sale. All property redeemed within three weeks prior to the Tax Sale must be redeemed through the County Treasurer in a form of cash or bank certified funds. A person redeeming the delinquent property must pay to the Treasurer the total delinquent amount including taxes, interest, penalties and administrative costs.


How do I register for the Tax Sale?
You may register as a bidder for the Tax Sale the morning of the Tax Sale by filling out a “Bidder Registration” form. You will be issued a bidder number that you will use for bidding at the Tax Sale.


What form of payment is accepted? Is a financing plan available?
The successful bidder on a parcel must pay the full amount to the Weber County Treasurer in cash or with bank certified funds.  If the amount of the sale is less than $2,000, the Treasurer may accept a personal check as a deposit at the time of the Tax Sale with the understanding that cash or bank certified funds for the entire amount of the sale will be paid to the County Treasurer by 5 p.m. on the day of the sale. If the amount of the sale exceeds $2,000, the successful bidder must pay a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 cash or bank certified funds on the day of the sale, with the balance due and payable to the County Treasurer by May 30, 2014 at 5 p.m. There is no financing available through Weber County.


Deeds for the property sold at the Tax Sale
All properties sold during the Tax Sale shall be conveyed by a Tax Deed within thirty days after the bids are ratified by the County Commission.


What happens to the properties that are not sold at the Tax Sale?
Any property unsold at the Tax Sale, and which is not in the public interest to be re-certified to a subsequent sale, shall become county property. If you would like information on property owned by Weber County, please see our Unsold Properties page.

What happens when property is sold at the Tax Sale for more than the total amount due to the county?
Any sale funds in excess of the amount for delinquent taxes, penalties, interest and administrative fees will be forwarded to the State Treasurer and treated as unclaimed property under Title 67.

2013 Tax Sale List (PDF)
Prior Year Tax Sales (PDF)


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