The Hancock County Tax Assessor’s Office will host its annual property tax sale online starting at 8:30 AM on August 29th, 2022. Registration for the 2022 tax sale is currently open on the online platform.

For more information, please click on the link. Tax Sale Information

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