Obtaining a Tax Certification Only

Requirements for obtaining only a Tax Certification (valid usually for 30 days) and processing Manufactured Home Ownership Documents (MHODS) through the state Building Codes Division (BCD).

  • A copy of the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Application for New and Used Homes (form 2952) with the applicant information, home information, current location, owner, and buyer section completed, and the appropriate box marked under the nature of the filing.
  • Taxes paid in full at time of transaction, including advance demand, if applicable
  • $16 fee payable to Washington County by cash, check, or money order. 
  • Contact information (including email or mailing address) of the person who is to receive the valid Tax Certification. Indicate how you would like the form returned to you. 

It is the responsibility of the person requesting the Tax Certification to complete the transaction through the state's BCD. Obtaining only a Tax Certfication does not cause any changes to the ownership, lender, or manufactured home title. 

The required documents and fees can be mailed to our office or presented in person.

Mail to: 

Washington County
Assessment & Taxation 
Attn: Manufactured Home Unit
155 N. First Ave., Ste. 130, MS 8
Hillsboro, OR 97124

For requests in person, we are located in Suite 130 on the first floor of the Public Services Building at 155 N. First Ave., in downtown Hillsboro.

For further information, contact us at 503-846-8741, or visit the Building Codes Division website at www.oregon.gov/bcd/man-home-own/Pages/man-home-own-forms.aspx or view the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Transaction Guide