Bourbon County Assessor's Office in Fort Scott, Kansas

Address and phone number for Bourbon County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at South National Avenue, Fort Scott KS.

Bourbon County Assessor's Office
210 South National Avenue
Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701

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About the Bourbon County Assessor's Office

The Bourbon County Assessor's Office, located in Fort Scott, Kansas, determines the value of all taxable property in Bourbon County, KS. Taxable property includes land and commercial properties, often referred to as real property or real estate, and fixed assets owned by businesses, often referred to as personal property. Property assessments performed by the Assessor are used to determine the Bourbon County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

Property owners may contact the Assessment Office for questions about:
  • Bourbon County, KS property tax assessments
  • Property tax appeals and reassessments
  • Paying property tax bills and due dates
  • Property tax rates and tax roll
  • Bourbon County GIS maps, property maps, and plat maps
  • Property records and deeds in Bourbon County
Bourbon County Property Records

The Bourbon County Department of Assessment maintains public property records on the physical characteristics for all the real property in Bourbon County, including building, or parcel size, land area, location, and building type. The office also maintains property maps: Bourbon County GIS maps, parcel, plot, block and lot maps, and tax maps.

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Bourbon County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Bourbon County Building Department and licensing officials to monitor changes to the property list because of new zoning requirements, construction, building expansions, renovations, or demolitions.

Property Re-Assessments

At set intervals, the Property Assessor's office reassesses all the real property in Bourbon County. In addition to updating real property values based on changes in market conditions, the revaluation process helps to identify previously unrecorded additions or deletions to the property list, as well as abandoned properties.

Personal Property Assessments in Bourbon County

Personal property owned by businesses in Bourbon County is often self-reported on established forms or declarations used by the Assessor's Office. The Office also performs site inspections, reviews property transfer documents and bills of sale, and searches public documents in order to identify taxable personal property for the assessment roll.

Contact the Bourbon County Assessor's Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 620-223-3800, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Bourbon County Assessor's Office, 210 South National Avenue, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701