15-17-122. Notice of pending tax lien sale. (1) The county treasurer shall publish or post a notice of a pending tax lien sale. The notice must include:
(a) the specific time, date, and place an interest in the property on which the taxes are delinquent will be offered for sale;
(b) a statement that the delinquent taxes, including penalties, interest, and costs, are a lien upon the property and that unless the delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are paid prior to the time of the tax lien sale, the lien will be offered for sale at the time and place specified in subsection (1)(a).
(2) The notice required in subsection (1) must also include a statement that a list of each property on which the taxes are delinquent is on file in the office of the county treasurer and open to inspection. The list must include:
(a) the name and address of the person to whom the delinquent taxes are assessed;
(b) the amounts of the delinquent taxes, all accrued penalties, interest, and other costs; and
(c) a statement that penalties, interest, and costs will be added to delinquent taxes.
(3) The notice must be published once a week for 3 consecutive weeks in the newspaper designated for county printing as provided in 18-7-411. If no newspaper is published in the county, the notice must be posted by the county treasurer in three public places. The notice must be first published or posted on or before the last Monday in June.
(4) Except as provided in 15-17-211(2), the tax lien sale may not be held less than 21 days or more than 28 days from the date of first publication or first day the notice is posted.
(5) The sale must be held at the office of the county treasurer.
(6) Property on which taxes are delinquent but for which proper notification was not made may not be included in the current year's notice and tax lien sale. In the event of improper notification, the tax lien sale may be held on all property properly noticed.
(7) The provisions of this section do not apply to property for which delinquent property taxes have been suspended or canceled under the provisions of Title 15, chapter 24, part 17.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 587, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 631, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 110, L. 2007.