About Us


  • Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. - Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk
  • Harold Scott - Assistant Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk
  • Bill Barker - Chief Deputy Assessor
  • Val Wood - Chief Deputy Recorder/County Clerk
  • Rowena Reno - Chief Deputy Administration Services
  • Rolf Bishop - Chief Deputy Systems/CIO

 

Our main office is located at the County Administration Center in Suite 110, Mailstop A-4.

Or you may call us at: 619-531-5507 or e-mail us at ARCC.FGG@sdcounty.ca.gov‚Äč


 

 Commitment to Service


The Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk is committed to the principle that each and every citizen is always:


  • To be treated with courtesy and respect
  • To be treated fairly and equitably
  • To be provided prompt services and information
  • To be given personal and professional attention
  • To be provided an opportunity to have their suggestions and opinions heard and acted upon
  • To be fully and factually informed
  • To be referred to the appropriate department or individual in a friendly and courteous manner
  • To be informed as to how their property is being assessed and how to appeal their value
  • To expect to leave the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk's office feeling as though they were served in a competent and professional manner

 

 Mission Statement

 

To provide prompt and courteous 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.

 

 Duties

 

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.