Montgomery County Public Works in Independence Kansas

Address and phone number for Montgomery County Public Works, an Assessor Office, at East Myrtle Street, Independence KS.

Montgomery County Public Works
217 East Myrtle Street, Independence, Kansas, 67301
Monday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Tuesday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Wednesday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Thursday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Friday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Saturday Closed, Sunday Closed

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About the Montgomery County Public Works

The Montgomery County Public Works, located in Independence, Kansas, determines the value of all taxable property in Montgomery 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 Montgomery County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Public Works

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 620-330-1050, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Montgomery County Public Works, 217 East Myrtle Street, Independence, Kansas, 67301