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Posted Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:45am

Welcome to the new site for Douglas County Kansas. It's a new and responsive site that:

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Posted Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00am

2014 Personal Property taxes will be mailed on November 17th, 2014. 2014 Real Estate taxes will be mailed on November 19th, 2014. A date has not been set to mail watercraft bills on boats, jet skis, ect. Watercraft  information will be updated a week before bills are mailed. Payments with a postmark of December 22 will be accepted, as December 20 falls on a Saturday. Payments can be made during regular business hours at any of our three office locations, or at our Baldwin office the first full week of December.

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 3:15pm

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015 recording fees for all Kansas Register of Deeds Offices will change pursuant to K.S.A. 28-115.  An updated fee schedule is available at Register of Deeds Fee Schedule.

Posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:45am

The Douglas County Public Works Department announces that construction of improvements on Route 458 from approximately E1050 to US-59 highway is substantially complete, and the road is now open to traffic through construction. Some minor construction items remain, which will be completed under traffic.

Posted Friday, August 22, 2014 - 11:00am

Douglas County KS Zoning participates in the ALS #IceBucketChallenge in honor of Evan Ice. They nominate the Johnson County Building Inspectors. #IceBucketChallenge Please donate to ALS @

Zoning was nominated by the Lawrence Home Builders Association. Thank you to Public Works Operations for setting things up!
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