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County of Madera

California

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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Clerk's Fees

NOTICE

MADERA COUNTY RECORDING FEES WILL CHANGE JANUARY 1, 2016

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.


Fees are effective as of January 1, 2010

Marriage License

   

Miscellaneous

Issue Marriage License, Declaration of Marriage $50.00 Copy of County Clerk Record $0.50
Issue Confidential Marriage License $55.00 Certification Fee

$1.75 

Issue Duplicate Marriage License $15.00 Certification of:

Civil Marriage Ceremony

$25.00

Public Official

$7.00 

Certified Copy of Confidential Marriage License

$14.00 

Notary Public

$7.00 

  

Certificates of Aliveness

$7.00 

Fictitious Business Name Statement

Administering Oath & Filing Bond - Notary Public

$15.00 

Filing Fictitious Business Name Statement
(each additional business name or owner name: $7.00)

$25.00

Acknowledgment of an Instrument

$7.00 

Abandon Fictitious Business Name

$15.00

Filing Power of Attorney for Admitted Surety Financial Statement, Revocation

$3.50 

Withdrawal from Partnership

$15.00

each additional name

$2.25 

Certified Copy of Fictitious Business Name Statement

 

$2.25

Filing Certificate of Registration of:



Process Server

$100.00 

Professional Photocopier

$175.00 

Legal Document Assistant

$182.00 

Unlawful Detainer Assistant

$182.00 



Search Fee

$5.00 


  Filing of Notice of Determination or Notice of Exemption

$50.00 


  Translation Certificate

 $10.00

Notice

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

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