MOBILE HOME TAXES
When purchasing a
used Mobile Home, the owner of each inhabited mobile
home located in the State of Illinois must file a
mobile home registration form within thirty (30)
days with the County Clerk’s Office.
Mobile home park
operators shall forward a copy of the mobile home
registration form to the County Clerk’s Office
within five (5) days of the entry of a mobile home
into such park.
Mobile Homes Not
Located in Park
The owner of a mobile
home not located in a mobile home park shall, within
30 days after initial placement of such mobile home
in Adams County and within 30 days after movement of
such mobile home to a new location, file with the
County Clerk’s Office a mobile home registration.
You may either click
here to download the Mobile Home Registration Form
or you may obtain one directly from the Adams County
Registration of Mobile Homes
If the information
provided at the time of registration should change
or if the information is discovered to be incorrect,
you must notify the Adams County Clerk’s Office.
You should also contact the Adams County Clerk’s
Office if you receive a Mobile Home tax bill in
error or if any information on your Mobile Home Tax
bill is incorrect. A
Mobile Home Registration Change form is
available from the Adams County Clerk’s Office.
To change the billing
address, use the
Mobile Home Change of Owner's Address form.
This form will not change ownership.
Mobile Home Assessed
Mobile Home assessments
are determined for tax purposes in January of each
year. The owner or record as of January 1st
is responsible for that year’s Mobile Home taxes.
The County Clerk computes the Mobile Home Tax Bill,
and the Treasurer’s Office mails the bills and
collects the current tax year payments.
Senior and Disabled Persons
As a Senior Citizen or a disabled person, you may
apply for and receive an exemption which reduces the
Mobile Home tax by twenty percent (20%).
eligible the applicant must:
Actually reside in the
mobile home, and hold title to the mobile home as
provided in the Illinois Vehicle Code, and one of
the following must be true:
the age of 65 on or before either January 1st
of the year in which you apply for exemption, OR
totally disabled and remained disabled until the
date on which you apply for the exemption.
To apply for this
exemption, you will need to complete an
Application for Reduction of Mobile Home Local
Services Tax form, or contact the County Clerks
Beginning January 1,
2004, a mobile home owned and used exclusively by a
qualified disabled veteran or the spouse or
unmarried surviving spouse of the veteran as a home
is exempt from the tax imposed. To qualify for
the exemption, the disabled veteran must have been
awarded the Specially Adapted Housing Grant by the
Federal Veterans Administration. This grant is
made available to veterans who meet certain
qualifications due to a permanent and total service
For more information on
qualifications and applications, please contact the
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs local
NOTE: If you
determine an error with your Mobile Home Tax Bill,
the owner of the mobile home may complete an
Affidavit to Correct Mobile Home Tax Bill to
contest the bill. Once completed, the form
should be returned to the Adams County Clerk’s