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 Bid Package
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.

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, 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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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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Download the Bid Package

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.

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, 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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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.

Easement For:DetailsAerial Photo
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 Parcel: WT4-031B
Portion of APN: 502-62-924

Utility Easement to CIRCLE ROAD CAPITAL LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns

Located south of Indian School Road and west of 195th Avenue, Maricopa County, AZWT4-031B Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: BW-70 and BW-71
Portion of APN: 504-19-006E and 504-19-014F

Non-Exclusive Roadway Easement granted to State of Arizona, by and through its Department of Transportation, and/or its successors and assigns

Located north of Interstate 10, on both the east and west sides of N. Watson Road, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, ArizonaOpens in new window Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: FA034-013 and FA034-014
Portion of APN: 502-43-028G, 028D, and 027E

Non-Exclusive Drainage Easement granted to El Cidro Homeowners Association, an Arizona non-profit corporation, and/or its successors and assigns

Located south of Lower Buckeye Road and west of Cotton Lane, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, ArizonaFA034 Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: FA030-01A, FA030-02A, FA030-01B, FA030-01C, FA030-02B, FA030-01D, and FA030-02C
Portion of APN: 502-28-581 and 502-28-582

Non-Exclusive Non-Motorized Recreational Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns.

Located east of 195th Avenue and north of Camelback Road, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, ArizonaOpens in new window Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: FA032-09
Portion of APN:502-28-001J

Non-Exclusive Non-Motorized Recreational Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns

Located east of 195th Avenue and north of Camelback Road, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona
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FCD Parcel: F00308
A Portion of APN 500-69-005P

Roadway and Drainage Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona.
Located south of W. Southern Ave. & east of S. 121st Ave. in Maricopa County, AZF0308 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: M-2153-1
A Portion of APNs 304-70-007A, -013D, -013E, -015A and -008

Roadway and Slope Easement granted to the Town of Gilbert, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona.

Located south of E. Queen Creek Rd. and west of S. Higley Rd. in Gilbert, Maricopa County, AZ


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FCD Parcel: N-2285
Portion of APN 140-17-00D

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to COX Communications Arizona, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located north of Main Street and west Higley Road in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.N-2285 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: F00282
Portion of APN: 502-49-011A

NON-EXCLUSIVE DRAINAGE EASEMENT granted to W/C LAKIN 1B VII, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located South of State Route 85 and West of S. Cotton Ln in Goodyear, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: N-2269-01
Portion of APNs: 304-17-014F and 014G

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to City of Mesa, an Arizona Municipal Corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located south of East Elliot Road and east of S. Power Road, in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: N-2614
Portion of APN: 132-09-001B

Utility Easement granted COX COMMUNICATIONS ARIZONA, LLC a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located North of E Curry Road and West of N McClintock Drive in Tempe, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcels: #TW-53F-02 and 
 #TW-53F-03

Portion of APNs: 503-53-034D and
503-53-035K

Drainage Easement to MERITAGE HOMES OF ARIZONA, INC. an Arizona Corporation, and/or its successors and assigns
Located on the northside of Williams Drive and west of 123rd Avenue in Maricopa County, AZAerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: R-028
Portion of APN: 142-61-009Z

Drainage Easement to PRESCOTT 2021, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located west of 99th Avenue and north of Northern Avenue in Peoria, Maricopa County, AZAerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: T-514-2
Portion of APNs: 164-42-013E

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement to CITY OF PHOENIX, a municipal corporation of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located south of Maryland Avenue and west of 22nd Street in Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZAerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcels: FA032-01 and FA032-02
Portions of APN: 502-28-563A and 502-77-748A

Non-Exclusive Drainage Easement and a Non-Exclusive Roadway Easement to CITY OF BUCKEYE, an Arizona municipal corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located north of W. Indian School Road and west of 195th Avenue in Buckeye, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: SH-558
Portion of APNs: 219-17-005F

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement to MCImetro ACCESS TRANSMISSION SERVICES, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located north of E. Thomas Road and east of N. Power Road in Mesa, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: #A022-001
Portion of APNs: 501-41-005F ptn

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to MARICOPA COUNTY MUNICIPAL WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT NUMBER ONE, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located at the southwest corner of Peoria Avenue and Reems Road, Maricopa County, ArizonaAerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: R-037
Portion of APN: 142-61-010J ptn.

Drainage Easement granted to CITY OF PEORIA, an Arizona municipal corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located south of Olive Avenue and west of 99th Avenue in Peoria, Maricopa County, Arizona.R-037_Aerial Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: #FA034-014
Portion of APN: 502-43-027E ptn.

Roadway Easement granted to CITY OF GOODYEAR, an Arizona municipal corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located north of W. Elwood Street and west of S. Cotton Lane in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: J-008-R and J-008-S
Portion of Pinal County APN: 
100-01-0050 ptn.

Non-Exclusive Roadway Easement granted to CITY OF APACHE JUNCTION, an Arizona municipal corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located south of E. Lost Dutchman Blvd. and east of N. Idaho Rd. in Apache Junction, Arizona.J-008-R and J-008-S Aerial Opens in new window

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: A022-001 and A022-001A
Portion of APNs: 501-41-005E and 501-41-005F

Non-Exclusive Roadway Easement granted to INDICAP AZ LLC., a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns

Located north of W. Olive Avenue and west of N. Reems Road in Maricopa County.Aerial Opens in new window  

The Departments determine the timing of sales at their sole discretion.