Welcome to Shawnee County, Kansas. We strive to provide excellent service to our residents.

Board of County Commissioners

You can watch County Commission live meetings and view archived agendas. Listen to audio recordings of previous meetings. Check out the 2015 Levy Sheet, the 2016 Budget, 2014 Annual Audit Report or historic budget data, levy data & more.

Important Dates

Shawnee County Offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.

Emergency Management

View the 2015 Shawnee County Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).

Appraiser’s Office

The Appraiser’s Office offers access to information about properties in the area, like Interactive Maps, Searchable Real Estate System and a Personal Property Online Filing System.

Parks and Recreation

Preview the Parks and Recreation 2015 Winter Guide.

View the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation
Final Strategic Master Plan Presentation.

Treasurer’s Office

Get information about our hours, vehicle registration, Awesome·Q and more. Make Property Tax Payments Online, view the 2014 Delinquent Real Estate and Public Notice or the 2014 Delinquent Personal Property Tax and Public Notice published in the Topeka Metro News.

Department of Corrections

Visit friends and family at the Adult Detention Center without leaving your home. More information about this can be found here.

More Information

Meet the BCC

  • Shawnee County Commission
    The County Commissioners
    Dist 1: Shelly Buhler (Vice Chair)
    Dist 2: Kevin Cook (Chair)
    Dist 3: Bob Archer
  • Kevin Cook
    Commissioner Cook represents the second district of Shawnee County.
  • Shelly Buhler
    Vice Chair
    Commissioner Buhler represents the first district of Shawnee County.
  • Bob Archer
    Commissioner Archer represents the third district of Shawnee County.


Works & Work

Come to work for the County. The Human Resources department maintains the recent job postings list.

You can find out more about current Public Works projects on the Consolidated Public Works Map.