Kern County Assessor-Recorder

Kern County Assessor-Recorder

1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-5 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Assessor

1530 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-2 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Recorder

1655 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-4:30 M-F (Except Holidays)    

Jon Lifquist – Assessor-Recorder

Our Goal

The Kern County Assessor’s Office strives to deliver a fair, uniform and accurate property assessment roll, created efficiently and timely; consistent with current appraisal standards and property tax law. The Assessor is committed to providing prompt, professional and courteous public service.

Our Job

The Assessor is responsible for valuing taxable property within the County of Kern, in accordance with applicable constitutional, legislative and administrative provisions.

Duties include:

The Assessor does not establish tax rates, collect or refund taxes.

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