Steve J. Bestolarides

Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk

Office of the Assessor

The Office of the Assessor is dedicated to preparing fair and equitable assessments to all taxable property in San Joaquin County. The County Assessor has a constitutional responsibility to determine the value of and assess all taxable property in the County. That assessment is used to compute the annual property tax bill. The 2021-2022 property tax assessment roll grew to $90.7 billion; approximately $907 million in property tax dollars that support education, public safety and local services.

Office of the Recorder-County Clerk

The Office of the Recorder-County Clerk is committed to providing excellent, cost-effective service to the public. The Office maintains public records, records documents, and files notary public bonds. The Recorder-County Clerk issues and registers marriage licenses, vital statistics and other public documents. Additionally, the Recorder-County Clerk receives passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

Important Dates

15 Feb

Exemption Filing Date

February 15, 2023

This is the last day to timely file for most exemption claims.

10 Apr

Secured Taxes Second Installment Delinquent Date

April 10, 2023

Last day to pay second installment of secured taxes without penalty.

08 May

Last Day to Timely File a Business Property Statement without Penalty

May 8, 2023