When doing business with the Assessment Department in person, the public is encouraged to visit the Downtown Kansas City Courthouse for shorter wait times.  Save your place in line.

File Appeal And/Or Request Interior Inspection
All property owners are entitled to an initial value review as part of the appeal process.

Assessment Job Openings

Doing Business In Person at the Assessment & Collection Offices 

KC Location: You must check in first. Text “KC” for the Kansas City office to 816-306-9042 to reserve your place in line.  

INDEPENDENCE Location: Customers are served on a first come, first served basis and availability fills up quickly.

NOTE: Business Property customers do not need to check in by text. Please check in with the Receptionist.

Assessment Department Services

The Assessment Department is primarily responsible for the valuation of all real and personal property in Jackson County. See topics below to help you with what you need to do.

Doing Business Online with the Assessment Department

Check out Quick Links for common tasks or click on Forms to fill out and send to