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County of Madera

California

About County Clerk – Elections Division

About County Clerk – Elections Division

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Elections is a division of the County Clerk-Recorder's office and is run by the County Clerk-Recorder. Listed below are some…

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County Clerk

County Clerk

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The County Clerk-Recorder is elected to office every four years, and is responsible for three distinct divisions: County Clerk, County…

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County Recorder

County Recorder

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This office records documents and files maps, and maintains cross-reference indices to these records. Documentary transfer tax is collected on…

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County Clerk

County Clerk - Recorder and Registrar of Voters

200 W. 4th Street, Madera CA 93637

Clerk (559) 675-7721; Recorder (559) 675-7724; Elections (559) 675-7721; or Toll Free 1-800-435-0509; Fax (559) 675-7870

Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters

ADVISORY NOTICE

MADERA COUNTY RECORDING FEES WILL CHANGE JANUARY 1, 2016

Pursuant to AB 578 (2004), a $1.00 fee increase for the recording of all real property instruments, with the exception of UCC filings, will be implemented. The additional $1.00 fee will support the establishment of an Electronic Recording Delivery System. Recordings fees will be charged as follows:

Recording Fees [Govt. Code 27361(A)]
First page (Limited to 8 ½ x 11” Sheet) *See Note Below………$15.00
Each additional page or fraction of a page………………………$3.00
Release of Federal Tax Liens…………………………………… $15.00
Release of State, County, or City Liens…………………………$13.00
Maps (Subdivision, Survey, Parcel)………………………………$10.00 first page
$2.00 eachadditional page

*COMBINED DOCUMENTS (Govt Code 27361.1): When two or more documents are serially incorporated into one form they will be considered as two or more separate documents. A recording fee of $15.00 will be charged for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page plus $15.00 for each additional title. (Ex: Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents – 2 titles $30.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page)
*PAGE SIZE PENALTY (Govt. Code 27361.6): A penalty of $3.00 per page of a document will be imposed if any page of the document is less than or more than 8 ½ x 11”. Documents require at least the top 2 ½” reserved for the recording information and 3
½” left hand corner of that space for recording requested by and a return address.

The County Clerk-Recorder is elected to office every four years, and is responsible for three distinct divisions: County Clerk, County Recorder, and Elections.

County Clerk division is charged with issuing public and confidential marriage licenses, performing civil marriage ceremonies, filing fictitious business name statements, and other miscellaneous ministerial duties.

County Recorder is charged with recording, indexing and permanently archiving all records of land transactions in Madera County. Records of all births, deaths and marriage events are on record with the Recorder division.

The Elections division of the department maintains records on the registered voters in the county, and conducts local, state and federal elections in the county.

Notice

The Recorder division is open for limited hours and services on county furlough days. See "Holiday and Furlough Schedule" on this page

Recorder's Hours

The Recorder division is open Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays. Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Documents are accepted for recording from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. only.

Rebecca Martinez Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar of Voters
Rebecca Martinez Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar
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Contact the County Clerk

County Clerk
200 W. 4th Street
Madera, CA 93637
(559)675-7721
Fax: (559)675-7870
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General County Contact

General County Contact
200 W. 4th Street
Madera, CA 93637
559-675-7703
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Use this number to get general information about the County or County departments.  

For non-emergency information or service, dial 311