Shawnee County Assessor's Office in Topeka Kansas

Address and phone number for Shawnee County Assessor's Office, an Assessor Office, at Northwest Saline Street, Topeka KS.

Shawnee County Assessor's Office
1515 Northwest Saline Street, Topeka, Kansas, 66618

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About the Shawnee County Assessor's Office

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

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

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

Property Assessments

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

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

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 785-233-2882, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Shawnee County Assessor's Office, 1515 Northwest Saline Street, Topeka, Kansas, 66618