Many Monterey County government offices will be closed or have limited hours of operation during a Winter Recess scheduled from December 26th- 29st. Check the department open/closed list for available services.

Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder


The Monterey County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder’s office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 through and including Friday, December 29th, 2017. Our regular hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Value Notices For Tax Year 2017-2018

Master Fee Resolution Article XIII (Effective January 1st, 2018)

Recorder's Office New Fee Advisory for 2018

Public Notice - Building Homes & Jobs Act Fee


Monterey County Assessor/Clerk/Recorder


Welcome to the Monterey County Assessor/Clerk/Recorder’s Website. We hope that you find the information in this website useful. My staff and I are here to assist you with your questions and concerns regarding assessment practices, vital records, and recording procedures in Monterey County. Our aim is to provide you with the best customer service, and as much information, as possible.

If you have any questions or need further clarification on any information please come in and see me or a member of my staff. We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Click here to contact us.

Stephen L. Vagnini