Frequently Asked Questions

Where Do I Pay My Water Bill?

You can pay your water bill downstairs in City Hall at United Water.

Where do I get a copy of my birth certificate?

You can order birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records on-line, by mail, phone or in person by visiting the Mississippi State Department of Health Vital Records office.

Birth certificates cost $15, with a $5 fee for additional copies of the same record.

The MSDH Vital Records office is located at 222 Marketridge Drive in Ridgeland, off Highland Colony Parkway. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Public counter closes at 4:30 p.m.

Where can I register my vehicle and get car tags?

At the Jones County Tax Assessors Office: 601.426.3248

Physical Address
501 N 5th Ave, Laurel, MS 39440

Mailing Address
Jones County Tax Assessor-Collector
PO Box 511
Laurel, MS 39441

Where can I pay or get information about my current property tax bill?

The Tax Collector accepts current (not delinquent) property taxes.

Physical Address
Jones County Tax Assessor-Collector
501 North 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440

Mailing Address
Jones County Tax Assessor-Collector
PO Box 511
Laurel, MS 39441

Phone: 601.426.3248

Where can I pay my traffic citation?

Municipal Court at 601.428.6517

Where can I pay delinquent property taxes?

Chancery Court Clerk
415 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440

Phone: 601.428.7625

Where and how do I apply for a position/job with the City of Laurel?

Check our jobs page or come by the Human Resources office to view postings.
Human Resources, City Hall, 401 N. 5th Ave.- Third Floor

Office Number, 601.428.6424 or 601.428.6423

When does the City Council meet?

City Council meetings are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday of each month at 5:30 PM and two weeks after on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers, located on the Third Floor of the Laurel City Hall at 401 N. 5th Avenue, and are open to the public.

Online Agenda Access
Please click here to see upcoming agendas.

I need to report a leaking hydrant

Please contact United Water at 601-428-6407

How do I register to vote?

Jones County Circuit Court Clerk’s office

415 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 425-2556