Treasurer / Tax Collector

Department Functions

Office of Treasurer

The Office of Treasurer is an elected office that has been combined with the function of tax collector. The treasurer is responsible for the cash management, investment, and safekeeping of all funds in the county treasury.

Tax Collector

The tax collector function involves responsibility for the billing, collection, and accounting for all personal and real property taxes levied in the county. Further, the tax collector collects taxes on mobile homes, business license fees in unincorporated area, transient occupancy tax, and various other taxes and special assessments.

Centralized Collections Division

Responsibilities of the Centralized Collections Division include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Court Ordered Fines
  • Juvenile Hall Fees
  • Library Fines
  • Parking
  • Probation Fees
  • Public Defender Fees
  • Restitution and Delinquent Traffic Citations

Court Fees can now be paid with GovPayNet

Property Tax Postponement Guidelines (PDF)

Parcel Search


2018 Tax Default Property Auction (PDF)

Delinquent List 2018 (PDF)

United States Passport

United States Passports

Passport Processing

Office Hours: 8:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday
Closed: Thursdays 9:00 to 10:00

Passport Check List

Every applicant must appear in person and have the following:

  • Passport Form DS11-Filled Out-Signed in the presence of the Passport Agency
  • One Passport Picture (Locally: Lesley Froggatt or Rite Aid Drug Store)
  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate or Previous Passport
  • Photo Identification - (Ex: Drivers License) Both parents must present ID for under 16, one parent over 16.
  • Check or Money Order to: U.S. Department of State. $110.00 per passport.
  • Minor under age 16 $80.00 per passport - Must be check or money order
  • Check, Money Order or Cash: Plumas County Treasurer. $35.00 per passport

To Expedite: USPS Flat Rate Envelope with Attached $18.95 Postage (Pickup Prior) US Department of States Fee $182.72 per passport

Plumas County Treasurer Fee $35.00 per passport

US Passport Card: Can be used for Mexico, Canada, Caribbean and Bermuda (Not for Air Travel) 

Adults - $30.00 Minors - $15.00 Plumas County Treasurer - $35.00

Property Tax Sale

Property Tax Lien

Property Sale - Tax Code (PDF)

Tax Sale FAQs (PDF)

Bidder Nonpayment/Noncompliance (PDF)

Bid4Assets Website

May, 2017 Property Tax Auction Approval (PDF)