Obtaining Copies of Recorded Documents
To obtain a copy of a recorded document, please mail the following information to the clerk-recorder:
- Book, page, or instrument number (required)
- Estimated date (if known)
- Name of the property owner
- Self-addressed, stamped envelope
- payments in the form a check or money order
Copy fees are $1.00 per page. The number of pages contained in each document varies greatly. If you are not sure of the number of pages, you are welcome to write a "Not to exceed (amount)," check stating the maximum amount. Your check will be filled out for the exact amount of the copies and a receipt will be returned to you with your document(s).
If requesting a certified copy of a recorded document include and additional $1.00 per document.
The County Clerk-Recorder's Office does not perform searches of the grantor/grantee index.
Members of the public may search the grantor/grantee index for recorded documents in person at the County Clerk-Recorder's Office during regular business hours.
Restrictive Covenant Modification
California Government Code Section 12956.2 authorizes a person who holds an ownership interest of record in property that is the subject of a racially or otherwise unlawfully restrictive covenant to record a Restrictive Covenant Modification document to have the illegal language stricken.
SB2 Affordable Housing Fee
Effective January 1, 2018 Affordable Housing Fee may increase recording fees by an additional $75. View additional information (PDF).