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 2013 Levy Sheet, the 2014 Budget, or historic budget data, levy data & more.

Important Dates

Shawnee County Offices will be closed Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th. The County Commission meeting for Monday, December 29th, is rescheduled for Tuesday, December 30th.

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

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

Preview the Parks and Recreation Fall 2014 Catalog.

Treasurer’s Office

Get information about our hours, vehicle registration, Awesome·Q and more. Make Property Tax Payments Online, view the 2013 Delinquent Real Estate and Public Notice or the 2013 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
    Dist 2: Kevin Cook (Vice Chair)
    Dist 3: Bob Archer (Chair)
  • Bob Archer
    Commissioner Archer represents the third district of Shawnee County.
  • Kevin Cook
    Vice Chair
    Commissioner Cook represents the second district of Shawnee County.
  • Shelly Buhler
    Commissioner Buhler represents the first 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.