Our main office is located at the County Administration Center in Suite 110, Mailstop A-4. 1600 Pacific Hwy San Diego, CA 92101
Or you may call us at: 619-531-5507 or e-mail us at
The Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk is committed to the principle that each and every citizen is always:
To provide prompt and courteous customer service to the public in accomplishing the duties and responsibilities of the department; to have fair and uniform assessments of all taxable property in accordance with property tax laws; to provide for the orderly and expeditious recordation, archiving and retrieval of legal documents submitted and to provide for the efficient distribution to the public. To educate the public in all the department's programs and provide our services with maximum transparency and consideration.
The primary responsibilities of the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk include:
ASSESSOR - locating, identifying and appraising all vacant land, improved real estate, business property, and certain mobile homes, boats and aircraft for property tax purposes.
RECORDER - providing public notice by accepting and recording legal instruments (documents) required by law upon payment of proper fees and taxes as well as maintaining birth, marriage and death records and indexes for San Diego County.
COUNTY CLERK - issuing marriage licenses and performing civil marriage ceremonies; registering Fictitious Business Name Statements, notaries public, process servers and professional photocopiers.