Kern County Assessor Recorder

Kern County Assessor Recorder

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

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

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

Jon Lifquist - Assessor Recorder

Business, Personal, and Special Property Assessments

The Assessor must locate all taxable property in the county, identify the owners, and describe the property. Additionally, the Assessor must determine a value for all taxable property and apply all legal exemptions and exclusions. The Assessor must complete an assessment roll showing the assessed values for all property and maintain records of the above. The Assessor does not set tax amounts or collect taxes.