Lyon County Assessor's Office in Emporia Kansas

Address and phone number for Lyon County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at Commercial Street, Emporia KS.


Name
Lyon County Assessor's Office
Address
402 Commercial Street, Emporia, Kansas, 66801
Phone
620-342-4950
Fax
620-342-2741

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About the Lyon County Assessor's Office

The Lyon County Assessor's Office, located in Emporia, Kansas, determines the value of all taxable property in Lyon 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 Lyon County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Lyon 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 Lyon County Assessor's Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 620-342-4950, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lyon County Assessor's Office, 402 Commercial Street, Emporia, Kansas, 66801