The Hancock County Tax Assessor’s Office will accept 2023 Homestead Exemption applications starting at 8:00 AM on January 3, 2023.  The filing deadline is 5:00 PM on March 31, 2023.

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

Unclaimed Property: Claim Form and Requirements

Real Estate Services 

Tax Millage Rate Chart 2022/2023

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