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IMPORTANT NOTICE

NOTIFICATION OF FEE INCREASE ON JANUARY 1, 2014

Pursuant to California State Assembly Bill 1053 and Assembly Bill 110, the fee for certified copies of California birth, death and fetal death certificates will increase by $5.00 each. A certified copy of a marriage certificate will increase by $1.00 each. This fee increase will also affect Government Agency vital record requests.

Certified copy of:

Fee effective January 1, 2014

Birth

$28.00

Death

$21.00

Fetal Death

$18.00

Birth – Gov. Agency

$19.00

Marriage

$15.00

Marriage – Gov. Agency

$11.00

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (831) 454-2800.  THANK YOU.

FEE INCREASES ON JANUARY 1, 2010

Please be advised that pursuant to Senate Bill 676, effective January 1, 2010, the recording fee for the first page of a standard document will increase from $9.00 to $15.00. A document containing more than one title will be charged an additional $15.00 for each additional title. Additional pages will remain at $3.00 per page.

Release of lien documents by a government agency will remain at $13.00 for each lien being released. UCC Financing Statements and Amendments will remain at $12.00 for 1-2 pages and $22.00 for 3 or more pages. Preliminary 20-day Notices will remain at $35.00. Maps will remain at $10.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page.

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THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPROVED THE FOLLOWING FEE INCREASES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2009. THE FEES ARE IN ADDITION TO REGULAR RECORDING CHARGES. 

1)         $3.00 D.A. FRAUD FEE ON THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: Deed of Trust, Reconveyance, Request for Notice of Default, Notice of Default, Assignment of Deed of Trust, Substitution of Trustee, Notice of Trustee Sale, and Notice of Rescission of Declaration of Default. 

2)         $1.00 ERDS FEE (Electronic Recording Delivery System) for each document recorded.

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Effective May 5, 2008, the Recorder’s Office will be closed for business between the hours of 12:00 - 1:00.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Also effective May 5, 2008, documents will be accepted for recording until 3:00 pm.  Documents received between 3:01 and 4:00 pm will be recorded the next business day.

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