What is required when buying/selling a manufactured (mobile) home
Come to the Jefferson County Treasurer’s office, pay any taxes due and request a Tax Authentication(Tax Certificate); the cost is $10.00. We will accept cash or personal check made out to Jefferson County Treasurer for the tax certificate. Please bring the manufactured home title with you so we can verify that the information provided on it matches our records. The new owner will take the manufactured home title and Tax Authentication to the Jefferson County Clerk & Recorder’s Department of Motor Vehicle to have the title changed into their name.
What if I am moving the manufactured (mobile) home?
Come to the Jefferson County Treasurer’s office and pay any taxes due along with prorated taxes due if moving the manufactured home out of the county or state. Request a Tax Authentication (Tax Certificate) from the cashier for the cost of $10.00. You will receive a moving permit with your Tax Authentication. You must provide the mover’s name and address, along with the new address of where the manufactured home will be located.
If the mobile home was sold, the new owner will take the title and Tax Authentication to the Department of Motor Vehicle in the county of where the new manufactured home is located.