Ellis County Building Departments (Kansas)

Search for Ellis County, KS building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Ellis County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Ellis 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 Ellis County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Ellis County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Hays City Planning Department Hays KS 13-3950 East 8th Street 67601 785-628-7370


Ellis 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 Ellis County, KS including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Ellis 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.

Ellis County Assessor's Office Hays KS PO Box 309 67601 785-628-9400


Ellis 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 Ellis 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 Ellis County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Ellis County Treasurer's Office Hays KS 718 Main Street 67601 785-628-9465