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PERMITS FOR PROPERTY CHANGES
PERMITS MAY BE OFFICIAL, HAVING BEEN ISSUED BY A GOVERNING ENTITY or UNOFFICIAL, HAVING BEEN LISTED WITH THE APPRAISER VIA OTHER REPORTING METHODS.
THE NEOSHO COUNTY APPRAISER’S OFFICE STAFF WILL PERIODICALLY STOP TO CHECK ON THE STATUS OF ANY PERMIT LISTED IN OUR SYSTEM THAT INDICATES SOME CHANGES ARE BEING MADE TO A PROPERTY. THE PERMIT MAY HAVE BEEN ISSUED BY THE TAXPAYERS CITY, NEOSHO COUNTY, OR ACTIVITY MAY HAVE BEEN NOTICED DURING A REGULAR DRIVE-BY, OR NEIGHBOR CALL-IN, OR MAY HAVE BEEN SELF-REPORTED.
IF THE PERMIT INDICATES EXTERIOR CHANGES, AND THE APPRAISER’S OFFICE STAFF CAN SEE THAT THE CHANGES ARE COMPLETED, PHOTOS WILL BE TAKEN ALONG WITH NEW MEASUREMENTS (if necessary), AND THE PERMIT WILL BE CLOSED OUT. ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE MADE DEPENDING ON THE CHANGES BEING MADE.
IF THE PERMIT INDICATES INTERIOR CHANGES THAT CANNOT BE CONFIRMED BY THE APPRAISER, IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTACT THE APPRAISER’S OFFICE TO LET THEM KNOW IF UPDATES/ADDITIONS/CHANGES ARE COMPLETED OR HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. *IT IS GENERALLY ASSUMED THAT MOST UPDATES ARE FINISHED WITHIN A YEAR OF THE ISSUING OF A PERMIT AND ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE APPLIED WITHOUT CONFIRMATION IN SOME INSTANCES WHEN NO CONTACT CAN BE ACHIEVED.
IN ALL INSTANCES, IF OUR STAFF ENTERS ONTO YOUR PROPERTY AND CONTACT CANNOT BE MADE, A FLYER WILL BE LEFT INDICATING WHY WE STOPPED.
PLEASE CALL 620-244-3821 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.
Kansas Personal Property Statute's (K.S.A. 79-101, 79-102, 79-301, 79-303)
Kansas law states that all real property and personal property in this state, not expressly exempt, is subject to taxation. All tangible personal property owned as of January 1st must be listed in the name of the owner, with the county appraiser each year for taxation purposes. The statutory definition of personal property is "... every tangible which is the subject of ownership, not forming part or parcel of real property"
Personal Property Important Reminders
Personal Property Rendition Forms will be mailed by the Neosho County Appraiser's Office at the end of December. The rendition form lists personal property items that were reported the prior year. Residents need to make corrections to the form either by deleting items they no longer own or by adding new items such as:
- No changes to rendition: Sign and date the form and return it to the Appraiser's Office.
- Changes to rendition: Add or delete items on the rendition form. Sign and date the form and return it to the Appraiser's Office.
- No longer own item(s) on rendition: Mark the box that you no longer own or control any personal property, sign, and date the form and return to the Appraiser's Office.
All Personal Property Rendition Forms must be signed/dated and returned to the Appraiser's Office by March 15th. Late filing penalties begin after this date.
Neighborhood Revitalization Program
The Neighborhood Revitalization Program is intended to promote revitalization within Neosho County, Kansas through the rehabilitation, conservation, or redevelopment of the designated area while offering property tax rebates to owners who complete certain improvements or renovations of their property. There must be a minimum investment of $7,500 and must also reflect a $7,500 increase in value on residential or commercial properties to receive a tax rebate.
- Before the project begins, obtain an application from the Neosho County Appraiser's Office:
- Part I of the application, complete and submit to the Appraiser's office.
- $25 nonrefundable application fee due when the application is submitted to the Appraiser's office.
- Application requests must be received and approved by the Neosho County Board of Commissioners before construction can begin. There will be no exceptions.
- Applicants will be notified within 10 working days, indicating approval or denial of the project.
- After the project begins:
- Part II of the application must be submitted to the Appraiser's office within 10 days after the start of construction.
- The project must be completed one year from the date the application was approved.
- When the project is complete:
- Part III of the application must be filed with the Appraiser's office certifying the completion of construction.
- Submit an itemized statement of costs. This is required to be eligible for participation in the Neighborhood Revitalization Program.
- On-site interior and exterior inspection will be conducted by the Appraiser's office, they will take pictures and measurements. Tax records will be adjusted according to statutory deadlines.
- Upon filing Part III and the determination of the new valuation of real estate, the form will be filed with County Appraiser certifying the project is in compliance with the requirements for a tax rebate.
If you have any questions regarding the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, please call 620-244-3821 or email questions to the Neighborhood Revitalization Program.
Disaster Relief Program
The Disaster Relief program is part of the Kansas Statute K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 79-1613 as amended by HB2057 & by SB318 (2022) and offers tax relief on properties (homestead or building or improvement to include commercial and agricultural structures) that have been destroyed or substantially destroyed due to an earthquake, flood, tornado, fire, storm, or any other destructive event which the Kansas governor has declared a disaster and having 50% or more damage to the structure.
To take advantage of this program, please fill out the Disaster Relief Application and return to:
Neosho County Appraiser's Office
100 S Main, Suite 14
Erie KS 66733
If you have any questions regarding the Disaster Relief Program, please call 620-244-3821.