There is approximately 5,600 Mobile Home tax bills sent out in Lake County.
Owners of the Mobile Home on January 1 of each year are responsible for the tax.
Payments can be made by mail; made payable to the Lake County Collector and sent to 18 N County Street, Room 102, Waukegan, IL 60085 or online, by credit card or E-check. An additional fee will be added to your online payment. NOTE: If payment is made after the set due date of July 21, 2016, please add the $25 per month late fee.
Payments not received on or before the due date are subject to a $25 per month penalty with a maximum of 4 months ($100).
Tax is calculated by multiplying the rate (based on the age of the Mobile Home) times the square footage.
Delinquent Mobile Home owners/taxes could be published in the local newspaper and these taxes are subject to a tax sale.
Certified funds are required on delinquent accounts.
December 15 is the last day to pay to avoid Mobile Home tax lien.
Each Mobile home park owner shall register each Mobile Home with the Lake County Treasurer within 30 days of placement or change of ownership.
Before moving or selling Mobile Homes, the taxes must be paid to date. To obtain a clear title, you will need to file a Mobile Home Certification, which can be obtained at the Lake County Treasurer’s Office and then filed with the Illinois Secretary of States Office. There is a $5.00 fee to obtain a Tax Certification through the Treasurer's office.
Senior citizens and disabled persons should contact the Lake County Treasurer’s Office for possible exemptions.