Cherokee County Appraiser in Columbus Kansas

Address and phone number for Cherokee County Appraiser, an Assessor Office, at West Maple Street, Columbus KS.


Name
Cherokee County Appraiser
Address
110 West Maple Street, Columbus, Kansas, 66725
Phone
620-429-3984
Fax
620-429-1985

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About the Cherokee County Appraiser

The Cherokee County Appraiser, located in Columbus, Kansas, determines the value of all taxable property in Cherokee 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 Cherokee County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Cherokee County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee County

Personal property owned by businesses in Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Appraiser

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 620-429-3984, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cherokee County Appraiser, 110 West Maple Street, Columbus, Kansas, 66725