Morton County Appraiser in Elkhart, Kansas

Address and phone number for Morton County Appraiser, an Assessor Office, at Morton Street, Elkhart KS.


Name
Morton County Appraiser
Address
1025 Morton Street
Elkhart, Kansas, 67950
Phone
620-697-2106
Fax
620-697-2899

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About the Morton County Appraiser

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

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

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

Property Assessments

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

Personal property owned by businesses in Morton 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 Morton County Appraiser

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 620-697-2106, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Morton County Appraiser, 1025 Morton Street, Elkhart, Kansas, 67950