Welcome to the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder

To help reduce the rate of COVID-19 transmission, customers are urged to use online services for transactions or mail documents and forms to: Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder 555 Escobar St., Martinez, CA 94553.

Requests may also be deposited in the mail drop box outside the Clerk-Recorder’s office.

For more information on in-person visits and restrictions, please call 925-335-7900



On November 3, 2020, California voters approved Proposition 19: The Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters Act. More information on how Proposition 19 may effect property transfers can be found with the California State Board of Equalization at https://www.boe.ca.gov.

Information on property assessment can be found with the Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office at https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/191/Assessor, or by phone at 925-313-7400.


Welcome to the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder’s website.  We hope that you find it easy to navigate and easy to find the information you are looking for.  We have added features that allow you to perform many tasks online and access information on documents, certificates or other services we provide.

We strive to provide the best customer service possible, and we welcome your feedback and ideas on what features and information you would find useful.  Let us know by clicking on the Contact Us button above or take the survey located in the Connect With Us Online box located to the right.  You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest information on our services.