Douglas County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Douglas County, Kansas. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Douglas County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Douglas County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.
Baldwin City Zoning Baldwin KS 609 High Street 66006 785-594-6427
Douglas County Building Department Lawrence KS 2108 West 27th Street, Ste I 66047 785-331-1343
Douglas County Planning and Zoning Department Lawrence KS 6 East 6th Street 66044 785-832-3150
Douglas County Zoning Lawrence KS 1242 Massachusetts Street 66044 785-832-5293
Lawrence Zoning Lawrence KS 1 Riverfront Plaza, Ste 110 66044 785-832-7700
Douglas County Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments in Kansas keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on Douglas County building inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.
Baldwin City Code Enforcement Baldwin KS 609 High Street 66006 785-594-6753
Douglas County Zoning & Code Enforcement Lawrence KS 2108 West 27th Street, i 66047 785-331-1343
Lawrence Building Code Enforcement Lawrence KS 1 Riverfront Plaza, 110 66044 785-832-7700
Douglas County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Douglas County, KS including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Douglas County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.
Douglas County Assessor's Office Lawrence KS 1100 Massachusetts Street 66044 785-832-5107
Douglas County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Douglas County, KS. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Douglas County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Douglas County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.
Douglas County Building Inspector Lawrence KS 2108 West 27th Street, i 66047 785-331-1343
Lawrence Building Inspector Lawrence KS 1 Riverfront Plaza, 110 66044 785-832-3100
Douglas County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in KS. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Douglas County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Douglas County building records, including documents on building and zoning.
Douglas County Treasurer Lawrence KS 111 East 11th Street 66044 785-841-0007
Douglas County Treasurer's Satellite Office Lawrence KS 2000 West 31st Street 66046 785-832-5273