Mobile Home Tax Information

  • 2016 due date is July 21.
  • 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.