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Recorder-County Clerk

The Recorder - County Clerk serves as custodian of public records, recorder of real property documents, and notary public bonds. The office also issues and registers marriage licenses, vital statistics and other public documents. The office is committed to providing cost effective customer service to everyone we serve.


Pursuant to California Government Code 27388.1, (Senate Bill 2), commencing January 1, 2018 and except as provided in paragraph (2), in addition to any other recording fees specified in this code, a fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) shall be paid at the time of recording of every real estate instrument, paper, or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded, except those expressly exempted from payment of recording fees, per each single transaction per parcel of real property. The fee imposed by this section shall not exceed two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225).

Government Code 27388.1

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Steve J. Bestolarides
Steve J. Bestolarides
Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk
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Recorder/County Clerk Office
44 North San Joaquin Street
Second Floor, Suite 260
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-3939
Fax: (209) 468-8040