The Hancock County Tax Assessor’s Office will host its annual property tax sale online starting at 8:30 AM on August 31st, 2020. Registration for the 2020 tax sale is currently open on the online platform. Pre-Bidding will open August 29th. Live Online Bidding will begin August 31st at 8:30 a.m.

To register for the tax sale, please visit to create an account.

Jimmie Ladner, Jr.
Hancock County Tax Assessor
Post Office Box 2428
Bay St. Louis, MS 39521-2428


Tax Assessor/Collector Annex Office
854 Highway 90, Suite C
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-4425


Tax Assessor/Collector Satellite Office
18335 Highway 603
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 255-8746 / (228) 255-8747

GIS / Mapping
(228) 467-0130

Real Property Appraisal
 (228) 467-0130

(228) 467-4425
(228) 467-1669


Personal Property

Personal Property Rendition Form

Hancock County Unclaimed Property 2019

Unclaimed Property: Claim Form and Requirements

Real Estate Services 

Homestead Exemption
 (228) 467-5727


We accept the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.

Note: We DO NOT accept American Express.


To pay car tag via Secured Payment Gateway: Click Here

To pay taxes for Property Taxes, Personal Property, Mobile Homes, or Solid Waste bills, please pay in person at the Tax Assessor/Collector Office or Click Here.

To view our geoportal web-based GIS/Mapping System: Click Here
(228) 467-5727


Garbage Collection/Solid Waste

Garbage Collection Fees, Policies, and New Account Application

Hancock County Solid Waste Department


Hancock County Tax Assessor/Collector Licensed Staff

Jimmie Ladner Jr. R.A., L.A., M.A.E. 
Tax Assessor / Collector

Richard Loper Jr. L.A., M.A.E. 
Chief Appraiser

Charles Oliver L.A., M.A.E. 

Dwayne Raphael L.A., M.A.E. 
GIS Coordinator / Appraiser