The Forfeited Land Commission is a commission established by the State of South Carolina which consists of the County Treasurer, Auditor, and Register of Deeds, who serve without compensation. The purpose of the Forfeited Land Commission is to affect the sale of lands forfeited in pursuance of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended 12-51-55; whereas the Delinquent Tax Collector at the tax sale submits the bid on behalf of the Forfeited Land Commission equal to the amount of all unpaid taxes, assessments, penalties, and cost. At the end of the redemption period, properties held by the Forfeited Land Commission will be disposed of pursuant to the Policy and Procedures established by the Commission in the best interest of the County.
For more information on Forfeited Land Commission, see the South Carolina Code of Law at www.scstatehouse.gov (Title 12, Chapter 59.)
Forfeited Land Commission Members
Fairfield County Auditor
Register of Deeds
Fairfield County Treasurer
Agent for Forfeited Land Commission
The next auction begins Friday, March 11, 2022.
Forfeited Land Commission Contact Information
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM
101 South Congress Street
Winnsboro, South Carolina 29180
Clerk of Court/Register of Deeds
James "Jim" Thompson