City Clerk / Financial
The City Clerk’s Office oversees the Departments of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Sale of Cemetery Plots, Information Technology, Payroll, Records, Privilege Licenses, Taxes, Utility Billing, and Voter Registration.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am till 5:00 pm
The City no longer maintains a separate voter roll for Municipal Elections. You may register to vote at the County Circuit Clerk’s Office located at 917 Goodyear Blvd., Picayune, MS or 200 South Main St., Poplarville, MS. All voter registration information is obtained from the Circuit Clerk’s Office.
Privilege Tax License/Garage Sale Permits
All businesses are required to obtain a license to engage in business in the City of Picayune. Garage sale permits are issued to residential addresses only. Residents are allowed 1 free permit every three months. The 2nd permit issued within the same 3 months is $25. Each permit issued in the same 3 month period increase by $25. (Example: 2nd – $25, 3rd – $50, 4th – $75, etc.)
Property Tax Information
City property taxes are assessed and collected by the Pearl River County Tax Collector’s/Assessor’s Office. Questions regarding the payment of City taxes should be addressed to the PRC Tax Collector’s Office at 601-403-2300.
City records can be obtained by filing a public records request with the City Clerk’s Office by printing the application or by completing the online form.