Kings County Assessor
Kings County Government Center
1400 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA. 93230
(559) 582-3211 Ext. 2486
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 10: Last day to file late Homeowners, Veterans, and Disabled Veterans affidavit and claim for exemption with assessor. Last day to pay first installment of property tax without penalty.Supervisors, Kings County Government Center, 1400 West Lacey Blvd., Hanford, CA 93230
January 1:Lien date, 12:01 a.m. on the first day of each year. This is the date that property taxes become a lien on the property. First day to file personal property statements with the Assessor if required or requested.
Important New Services
The Kings County Clerk/Recorder’s Office is excited to announce the implementation of our new Clerk/Recorder system beginning Monday, June 17, 2013.
One of the features of our new system allows us to publish, as a free service to our community, Searchable indexes for Birth, Death, Marriage, Real Estate, & Fictitious Business Names. In addition to the new indexes you will also be able to complete and submit applications for Fictitious Business Names and Marriage License on-line. We hope you will find these new services useful. To get started just click on the link below.
Important Information for Williamson Act and Farmland Security Zone Property Owners
On Tuesday, December 21, 2010, the Kings County Board of Supervisors approved the implementation of AB 1265 to modify Williamson Act and Farmland Security Zone contracts within the county. For information on the financial ramifications of this decision on your property, please see our Williamson Act and Farmland Security Zone FAQ page.
This site last updated on
December 5, 2013
County Assessor, Clerk/Recorder,
Registrar of Voters
July 18, 2005 Ken Baird was appointed to fill the un-expired
term of retiring Kings County Assessor, Clerk/Recorder, George
Misner. He was then elected to the office in June 2006.
Ken has served in the Assessor's Office
since 1978, and was the assistant department head for 15 years prior to
Born in Oklahoma Ken graduated from Oklahoma
State University in 1970 and moved to California in 1971 where
he managed various restaurants in the Bay Area and San Joaquin
Valley before joining the Assessor's Office in 1978.
an active member of his community, Ken served eight years
as a trustee on the Hanford Elementary School Board.
been married to his wife Susan since 1977. They live in Hanford
and have two grown children.
"As the Assessor, Clerk / Recorder and Registrar of Voters I am looking forward to the challenge of continuing to improve our service to the citizens of Kings County."