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

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.

Search Requests

The County Clerk-Recorder's Office does not perform searches of the grantor/grantee index.

Public Searches

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.

 Restrictive Covenant Modification Form

Restrictive Covenant Modification Plan

SB2 Affordable Housing Fee 

Effective January 1, 2018 Affordable Housing Fee may increase recording fees by an additional $75. View additional information (PDF).