Auctions & Leases

The Maricopa County Real Estate Department  is responsible for auctioning excess land owned by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County (District) and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT). "Excess land" is land which was acquired as part of a project and is no longer needed by that Department.

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Requirements 

Prior to being made available for auction, the following department requirements must be met.

  • The parcel must be classified as excess by the District or MCDOT and subsequently declared excess by the District's or MCDOT's Board.
  • An appraisal (see below) of the excess land by an independent third party appraiser will establish the value. The appraised value is the required minimum bid at auction.
  • A public legal notice will be posted for at least thirty (30) days prior to auction.
  • Excess land will be sold via public auction, or to another governmental entity without auction.

Have a question for us? Contact Property Management via our online form.

Excess Land Auction Process


  1. Step 1: Auction Request Form
  2. Step 2: Appraisal
  3. Step 3: Bid Package
  4. Step 4: Auction Day
  5. Step 5: Finalize Purchase

Auction Request Form

Prospective buyers need to fill out and submit the Request for Public Auction form and submit the form to Property Management.

Scheduled Land Auctions (Real Property)

Assessor’s Parcel #: TW-29C-EX
APN: Portion of 503-73-032

General Location: South and East of the intersection of US-60 and W Deer Valley Rd.

Zoning: The subject property is zoned by the City of Surprise as RR.

LAND:
203,000 SQUARE FEET +/- or 4.6602 ACRES +/-

Minimum Bid:$475,000.00
Auction Deposit:$152,750.00 as well as $2,250.00 in Fee Reimbursements.

A cashier’s check in the amount of $155,000.00 made out to Flood Control District of Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on 
Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11:00 am
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Directors at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Directors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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Download the Title Report

Assessor’s Parcel #: FP-034-EX
APN: 211-51-053M

General Location: West of N. 15th Ave. and North of W. Maddock Rd.

Zoning:  The subject property is zoned by Maricopa County as RU-43

LAND:
118,483 SQUARE FEET +/- or 2.72 ACRES +/-

“AS IS, WHERE IS”

Minimum Bid: $88,300.00

Auction Deposit: $8,830.00 (10% of MIN. BID) as well as $2,250.00 in Fee Reimbursements 

A cashier’s check in the amount of $11,080.00 made out to Flood Control District of Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on 
Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11:00 am
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Directors at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Directors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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County Parcel #: X-0270-EX
APN: 201-21-048C

General Location: SWC of N. 115th Ave. and W. Happy Valley Rd.

Zoning:  The subject property is zoned by Maricopa County as RU-43

LAND:
133,387 SQUARE FEET +/- or 3.06 ACRES +/-

“AS IS, WHERE IS”

Minimum Bid: $470,000.00

Auction Deposit:$47,000.00 (10% of MIN. BID) as well as $2,250.00 in Fee Reimbursements
A cashier’s check in the amount of $49,250.00 made out to Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on 
Monday, July 18, 2022 at 11:00 am
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Supervisors at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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Scheduled Personal Property Auctions

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Scheduled Land Sales

County Parcel #: WT4-38A-EX and WT4-38B-EX
APN: 502-49-016A (ptn. of) and 502-49-016B (ptn. of)

General Location: South of W Broadway Rd. and East of S. Citrus Rd.

Zoning: The subject property is zoned by Maricopa County as R1-43.

LAND:
1,084,341 SQUARE FEET +/- or 24.893 ACRES +/-

“AS IS, WHERE IS" 

The Flood Control District of Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, gives notice of its intent to grant a Special Warranty Deed to the State of Arizona, Department of Transportation, and/or its successors and assigns. The property known as Flood Control District parcels #WT4-38A-EX and WT4-38B-EX. 

For further information or to request the proposed action be submitted for public auction please contact Maricopa County Real Estate Department located at the offices of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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Notice of Proposed Lease

For further information or to request the proposed action be submitted for public auction please contact Maricopa County Real Estate Department located at the offices of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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FCD Parcel: N-2617
A Portion of APN 132-08-001W

Ground Lease Agreement granted to PS Mountain West, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, doing business as Public Storage Properties.
Located south of E. McKellips Rd. and west of N. McClintock Dr. in Tempe, Maricopa County, AZN-2617 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

Project: MCDOT Southeast Yard
APN: Portion of 303-28-017D

Ground Lease Agreement granted to Western Refining Wholesale, LLC a Delaware Limited Liability Company
Located at 11320 E. Germann Road, Chandler, Arizona 85286303-28-017D Aerial photo image

Proposed Easements

For further information or to request the proposed action be submitted for public auction please contact Maricopa County Real Estate Department located at the offices of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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FCD Parcels: SH-558 and SH-559
Portion of APNs: 219-17-001L and 219-17-005F

Non-Exclusive Recreational Trail Easement granted to MARICOPA COUNTY, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns.

Located east of N. Power Road and north of E. Eagle Crest Drive in Mesa, Maricopa County, AZ.2020P123(singledoc) Opens in new window

FCD Parcels: FA034-014, FA034-016-1, and FA034-016-2
Portion of APNs: 502-43-027E, 502-43-025P, and 502-43-023N

Drainage Easement granted to EL CIDRO HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, an Arizona non-profit corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.

Located south of W. Lower Buckeye Road; north of W. Broadway Road; east of S. Citrus Road, and west of S. Cotton Lane in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona.J-008-R and J-008-S Aerial Opens in new window  

FCD Parcels: TW-04C, TW-04F, 
and TW-05C
502-07-001 and 502-07-006

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY, an Arizona corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.

Located south of W. Waddell Road; north of W. Cactus Road, and west of State Route 303, Maricopa County, Arizona.
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The Departments determine the timing of sales at their sole discretion.