Lyon County Government

Lyon County, Kansas

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Address and Basic Information

Lyon County
430 Commercial Street
Emporia, Ks 66801


Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
**Closed on federal holidays


Animal Control – for lost & found domestic animals


Clerk /Elections – elections, county records repository, burn permits, house moving, fence viewing permits – and more

Commissioners – manage county property and set policy

Community Corrections – provides supervision of felony offenders

County Appraiser – parcel search, property sale history

County Attorney – prosecutes criminal cases. Their page has links to diversion forms

Department on Aging - services and a list of senior centers in the county

Emergency Communications

Extension Office – information for local citizens on production agriculture, home economics, gardening, youth development, family life and much more

Fairgrounds – information for events at the county fairgrounds.

Human Resources – job application form and openings

Law Library – legal information, not advice. Staffed Wed and Thurs mornings from 9 to noon, or by appointment


Motor Vehicle

Noxious Weeds / Hazardous Waste –  information on the noxious weed law and methods to control them

Planning / Zoning – regulations are posted online, as are a number of forms

Public Health – provides all the traditional functions of a county health department, plus medical, dental and mental health services

Register of Deeds – where liens and mortgages are filed, as well as financing agreements and security agreements

Road & Bridge – responsible for maintaining the County’s roads and bridges


Treasurer –  where you register your car, pay property taxes, oil & gas and utility taxes