Fees

Richard N. Benson, Assessor - Recorder - County Clerk

Select one of the divisions below to view its fees:



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 Wildlife CEQA Filing Fee Fee
Environmental Impact Report $3,168.00
Negative Declaration 2,280.75
Projects Subject to Certified Regulatory Programs $1,077.00
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 $14.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $ 3.00
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 $14.00
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 $14.00
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 $14.00
Bond recording fee: each additional page $3.00
Additional ID cards $15.00

Recorder Fees — Effective January 01, 2018

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 $84.00
Each additional page $2.00
Recording Fee
Complete 2018 Fee Schedule (Click here)
Basic Recording Fee (Note: Additional mandatory fees apply to most documents): First page (8 1/2" x 11") - Per Document Title [GC 27361, 27397] $14.00
UCC Amendment, Assignment, Continuation, Statement, or Termination (Additional Mandatory Fees* may apply) - Standard national form [GC 12194, 57388.1, MC Resolution 2014-58, 2017-102] 1-2 Pages (flat fee) $14.00 -- 3 or more pages (flat fee) $24.00
Release of State or Local Government Lien (if original lien was recorded without fee) [GC 27361, Marin County Resolution 2014-58, 2017-102] $22.00
Recording Pursuant Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act [CCP 2100, GC 27361, MC Resolution 2014-58, 2017-102] 24.00
Additional mandatory fee: SB2-Building Homes & Jobs Act (GC 27388.1) - Per Document Title - Limited exemptions apply - see complete fee schedule for document titles/exemptions $75.00
Additional mandatory fee: District Attorney Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Trust (GC 27388, MC Res 2017-102) Per Document Title - see complete fee schedule for document titles/exemptions $10.00
Each additional page (8 1/2" x 11") $3.00
Penalty fee for non-standard page (other than 8 ½ x 11") applies to all pages of document $3.00
Penalty Fee for small print (more than 9 lines per vertical inch or more than 22 characters and spaces per inch measured horizontally) $1.00
Optional fee for Involuntary Lien Notification (per debtor) $11.00
Fee for not filing a Preliminary Change of Ownership Report at time of transfer (R&T 480.3, 480.4) $20.00
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