Tax Sale Information

Real Estate Dates Leading Up to the Tax Sale for 2023 Collection Year:

  • All accounts become delinquent on January 1, 2024.
  • Notice: The 2023 Delinquent Property Tax list will be posted on our website on February 21, 2024.
  • To avoid property being advertised in the paper, account has to be paid by 4:30 p.m. on March 13th.
  • No checks on real property after January 31st.
    • No property tax payments online after April 28th.
    • No property payments are accepted in the Auburn office or Smiths Station office after April 26, 2024.
    • The Tax Sale will be held on the first Wednesday in May of each year at the Lee County Courthouse on South 9th Street in Opelika.
    • NOTE: All business personal property must be paid before real property payments can be accepted.

    Delinquent Tax List for Year 2023:

    • This list will update weekly on Mondays.