The Land Information Office of Kenosha County was created in accordance to chapter 59.72(3) of the Wisconsin State Statutes. The principal function of the office is to interpret legal descriptions on recorded documents and make the necessary changes to the real estate assessment roll for assessment and taxation purposes. The information maintained is used to generate assessment notices and tax bills. The functions of the office are directed through chapter 70.09 of the Wisconsin State Statutes.
The information changed is reflected on the property inquiry and interactive mapping applications on the Kenosha County website. The information is utilized by the public, appraisers, attorneys, surveyors and other land professionals.