Search free Benton County WA 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.
Benton County Assessor's Office Prosser WA 620 Market Street 99350 509-786-2046
Auditors are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records on properties, including the appraisal and assessment of a property's value, which is used to determine property taxes. Auditors collect data from on-site inspections, information submitted by owners, prior sales, and statistical analyses. The Auditor's Office maintains current data on property value, owner information, inventories of parcels and structures, and parcel maps. Many offices also provide online property search databases.
Benton County Auditor Kennewick WA 5600 West Canal Drive 99336 509-736-2727
Benton County Auditor Richland WA 1016 Jadwin Avenue 99352 509-943-3117
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.
Benton County Clerk Kennewick WA 7122 West Okanogan Place 99336 509-735-8388
Kennewick City Clerk Kennewick WA 210 West 6th Avenue 99336 509-585-4273
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.
Benton County Recorder of Deeds Prosser WA PO Box 470 99350 509-786-5616
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.
Benton City City Hall Benton WA 708 9th St 99320 509-588-3322
Kennewick City Hall Kennewick WA 210 West 6th Avenue 99336 509-585-4445
Richland City Hall Richland WA 505 Swift Boulevard 99352 509-942-7390
West Richland City Hall West Richland WA 3801 West Van Giesen Street 99353 509-967-3431
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.
Benton County Treasurer's Office Prosser WA PO Box 630 99350 509-786-5268