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Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk

Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk

The Assessor locates, identifies and establishes values for all vacant land, improved real estate, business property and certain mobile homes, boats and aircraft. In addition, the Assessor maintains records on all taxable properties within the boundaries of the County of San Diego, including maintaining maps of all real property parcels. The Recorder examines, records, indexes and archives records submitted for recordation or filing and to make available to the public all records in the custody of the Recorder. The County Clerk issues and maintains a record of fictitious business names, issues marriage licenses, offers civil marriage ceremonies and provides certified copies of vital records, including birth, death and marriage certificates.

998,298 taxable parcels on the secured tax roll

Unsecured total roll value $18.239 Billion Gross

57,973 businesses, 13,018 boats, 1,510 aircraft

Total assessed value of all property is 543.6 Billion Gross

42,493 recorded births

22,487 recorded deaths 

31,503 fictitious business name statements

22,842 public marriage licenses issued

2,281 confidential marriage licenses issued

12,934 marriage ceremonies

350,378 eRecord documents

642,849 total instruments recorded