Placer Alert

Recorder’s Office Responsibilities

The County Recorder’s Office is responsible for the recording or filing of documents which give constructive notice of transactions relating to real estate and are authorized by law. Documents are preserved and archived for reproduction for property searches and genealogical research. Our office registers all birth, death and public marriages for Placer County. Records are available to the public to search, view, and copy for a fee, as allowed by law.

Clerk’s Office Responsibilities

The County Clerk’s Office issues marriage licenses, performs marriage ceremonies in English, and registers confidential marriage licenses. Our office provides direct services to the public that facilitate business and personal transactions through the filing of Fictitious Business Name Statements, Notary Bonds, as well as other professional registrations.