Saturday, October 21, 2017

Morris County Appraiser

The County Appraiser has the responsibility to discover, list and appraise all taxable and exempt real and personal property within Morris County.  These responsibilities are directed in accordance with the Kansas constitution as well as laws and directives issued by the Kansas Department of Revenue, Property Valuation Division (PVD).

Appraisal Calendar

January 1
Real property valuation date

March 1
Real property Change of Value Notices (CVN's) mailed to property owners,  
unless an extension is granted by Property Valuation Division (PVD)

March 15
Personal property assessment renditions due (Late filing penalties begin after this date)
Real property appeal period is within 30 days from the mailing date printed on the CVN
(Appeal forms are available)

April 1
Oil & Gas renditions are due (Late filing penalties begin after this date)

May 1
Personal property valuation notices mailed to property owner

May 15
Deadline for filing valuation appeal on personal property

June 15
County Appraiser certifies the appraisal rolls to the County Clerk


Appraiser and Deputy Appraiser

Richard E. Batchellor, RMA, CKA
Certified General Appraiser


Kay Taylor
Deputy County Appraiser
Mapping, Oil Valuation


Field Staff, Personal Property and Clerical

Amanda Julian


Abby Evans


Christena Zumbrum




Morris County Parcel Search
--Property Mapping and Information

Kansas Department of Revenue
--Property Valuation, Personal Tax, Business Tax

Kansas Vehicle Property Tax Check
--Estimate taxes based on vehicle search

Kansas Board of Tax Appeals
--Forms, Instructions, Procedures

USDA Kansas Statistics
--Quick Stats, County Estimates, Agricultural Overview, Census of Agriculture

2017 Personal Property Valuation Guide
--Outlines procedures for valuing each subclass of personal property set forth in the Kansas Constitution

2017 Personal Property Summary
--Overview of laws and procedures related to the taxation of personal property in Kansas

501 West Main Street
Council Grove, KS  66846
(located in the Morris County Courthouse lower level)

(620) 767-5533  office
(620) 767-7717  fax

Office Hours
Closed Weekends & County Holidays