Darlene M. Plummer
Property Valuation Administrator
Below you will find brief descriptions of the types of property the Property Valuation Administration is responsible for assessing. You can find more information about any of these types of properties or the assessment processes related to these types of properties by clicking on the links below.
The Kenton County PVA is responsible for establishing fair and equitable values for approximately 60,000 residential properties in Kenton County as of January 1st of each year.
The Kenton County PVA is responsible for determining both the (100%) fair market value as well as the Agricultural fair market value for approximately 1,000 Agricultural properties throughout Kenton County. Agricultural fair market value applies to land actively devoted to agricultural or horticultural use and is determined using statewide values based upon soil classes and use.
The Kenton County PVA is responsible for applying a fair and equitable assessment to about 4,500 commercial and industrial properties in Kenton County as of January 1st of each year.
Personal property consists of items such as office furniture and equipment; store, business and professional trade fixtures; leasehold, machinery, manufacturing and non-manufacturing equipment; free standing signs; raw materials; inventories of all kinds; aircraft and other personal items that may have value or utility. All tangible property is taxable.
All automobiles, trucks, boats, boat trailers, motorcycles and recreational vehicles must be assessed as of January 1 of each year. Motor vehicles are generally taxed in the county of registration as of the assessment date based upon NADA values.
While the Kenton County Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) strives to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible, the PVA office makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site.
No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including, but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its links to other Internet resources.
Reference in this site to any specific governmental/commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or governmental/corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Kenton County Property Valuation Administrator.