Fees

Richard N. Benson, Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk
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Assessor Fees — Effective December 28, 2011

Assessment Roll Information Fee
Assessment Roll on CD-ROM $270.00
per set
Assessment Roll print out (parcel Number, Owner, Assessed Value) $24.00
minimum order 2,000 parcels
Mailing Labels (peel off labels and carbon copy) $30.00
minimum order 1,000 parcels
Verification of Assessment Roll Information (roll owner, assessed value) $3.00
per parcel
Assessor Mapping Fees Fee
Assessor's Map Copies $5.00 per map
Parcel Combination Request $150.00 per request
Annual Assessor Map Page Update on CD $250.00

County Clerk Fees — Effective January 01, 2016

Copy Fees Fee
Regular copies, first page
    Each additional page
$2.00
$0.15
Certified copy of Fictitious Business Name Statement $3.00
Domestic Partnerships Fee
Issuing a Certificate $20.00
Fictitious Business Names Fee
Fictitious Business Name Statement: First name $42.00
Fictitious Business Name Statement: Each additional FBN after the first $7.00
Fictitious Business Name Statement: Each additional registrant $7.00
Statement of Abandonment of a Fictitious Business Name Statement $28.00
Statement of Withdrawal of General Partner of a Fictitious Business Name $28.00
Search Fee for each Fictitious/Registrant Name $5.00
Certificate of Filing/Non-Filing of any Fictitious Business Name/Registrant $5.00
Certified Copies $3.00
Fish and Game Environmental Filing Fees  Fee
Environmental Impact Report $3078.25
Negative Declaration $2,216.25
Projects Subject to Certified Regulatory Programs $1,046.50
County Clerk Administrative/Processing Fee $50.00
Marriages Fee
License and Certificate of Marriage
$85.00
License and Certificate of Confidential Marriage $93.00
License and Certificate of Declaration of Marriage
$85.00
License and Certificate of Marriage for Denominations not having Clergy
$85.00
Certified copy of confidential marriage certificate $15.00
Duplicate Marriage License $56.00
Search Marriage Records / Certificate of No Record Found $15.00
Marriage Ceremony $56.00
Commissioner of Civil Marriages - Single Ceremony $60.00
Notary Fee
Filing oath of notary public $29.00
Bond recording fee: first page $15.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $15.00
Notary signature authentication $13.00
Other Fees
Filing Power of Attorney for an Admitted Surety Insurer: First name $12.00
Filing Power of Attorney for an Admitted Surety Insurer: Per additional name $9.00
Filing record of Humane Officer $5.00
Bingo License: License Fee $10.00
Bingo License: Building Inspection Fee $180.76
Process Server Fee
Registration and filing fee $117.00
Bond recording fee: first page $15.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $3.00
Additional ID card $15.00
Professional Photocopier Fee
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID card) $175.00
Registration and filing fee: if also registered as a process server $100.00
Bond recording fee: first page $15.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $3.00
Additional ID cards $15.00
Unlawful Detainer Assistant Fee
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID card) $175.00
Bond recording fee: first page $15.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $3.00
Additional ID cards $15.00

Recorder Fees — Effective January 01, 2016

Copies (Government Code 27366) Fee
Copies - First Page (Government Code 27366) $4.00
Each Additional Page $2.00
Maps: Subdivision, Parcel, Survey, Assessment Diagrams (18" x 26") each page $5.00
Certification of above (complete documents only) $4.00
Courtesy Copy /Acknowledgment of Recording (requested at the time of recording) *Requestor must provide document copy. Self-addressed, stamped envelope required for return by mail. No Fee*
Filing of Maps (Government Code 27372) Fee
First page $10.00
Each additional page $2.00
Recording (Government Code 27361) Fee
First page (8 1/2" x 11") [GC 27361, 27397] $15.00

For the following titles, add $3.00 per title unless recorded concurrently with, or on the same business day as, a transfer subject to the imposition of Documentary Transfer Tax:

Deed of Trust, Assignment of Deed of Trust, Reconveyance, Notice of Default, Request for Notice of Default, Substitution of Trustee, Notice of Trustee’s Sale, Notice of Rescission of Declaration of Default [GC 27388]

$18.00
Each additional page (8 1/2" x 11") $3.00
Combined documents [GC 27361-1] (per additional title): $15.00
Titles listed above (per additional title): $18.00
Penalty fee for non-standard page (other than 8 ½ x 11") applies to all pages of document $3.00
Penalty for small print (more than 22 characters or 10 or more lines per inch) $1.00
Optional fee for Involuntary Lien Notification (per debtor) $11.00
Release State or Local Government Lien $13.00
Fee for not filing a Change of Ownership Report at time of transfer documents, R & T code section 480.3 & 480.4 $20.00
UCC 1, 3 or 5 Financing Statement-standard national form (1-2 pages - flat fee) $15.00
UCC 1, 3 or 5 Financing Statement-standard national form (3 or more pages - flat fee) $25.00
Documentary Transfer Tax:    County Transfer Tax (all areas) - based on full value less assumed liens $0.55 per $500 (or portion thereof)
City of San Rafael Tax in addition to County tax - based on full value $2.00 per $1,000 (or portion thereof)
Survey Monument Preservation Fee (Applies to transfer documents only) $10.00
Fee for filing a California Preliminary 20 Day Notice $50.00
Vital Records Fee
Please note: Searches for vital records are performed at the listed fees and include a copy of the record, if located in Marin County records, or a certificate of no record found.
Birth $25.00
Death $21.00
Marriage $15.00