Search free Kern County CA property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.
Assessors are responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine property taxes. Assessors collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every parcel in the district, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Many offices also provide online property search databases.
Kern County Assessor Lake Isabella CA 7050 Lake Isabella Boulevard 93240 661-868-6364
Kern County Assessor Ridgecrest CA 400 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 760-384-5834
Kern County Assessor's Office Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3485
Clerks file important documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property. The Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many offices provide online databases to access this information.
Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228
Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590
Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property, and make them available for public access. The Office of Recorder of Deeds is a valuable source of information on property. The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including deeds, mortgages, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens. Many offices provide online databases to access this information.
Kern County Recorder of Deeds Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400
The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. The Town Hall or City Hall often maintains records related to the locality, such as property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers.
Arvin City Hall Arvin CA 200 Campus Drive 93203 661-854-3134
Bakersfield City Hall Bakersfield CA 1600 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-326-3767
California City City Hall California CA 21000 Hacienda Boulevard 93505 760-373-8661
Delano City Hall Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-721-9985
Maricopa City Hall Maricopa CA 400 California Street 93252 661-769-8279
McFarland City Hall McFarland CA 401 West Kern Avenue 93250 661-792-2121
Ridgecrest City Hall Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5040
Shafter City Hall Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5000
Taft City Hall Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222
Tehachapi City Hall Tehachapi CA 115 South Robinson Street 93561 661-822-2200
Wasco City Hall Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7200
The Treasurer and Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of property tax revenue. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current property tax information, lists of sold parcels, and is also charged with the sale of properties due to a default on taxes. In some jurisdictions, property auctions run by the Treasurer and Tax Collector are online and open to the public.
Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3490