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Assessor Fee Schedule

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Recorder Fee Schedule

 

Assessor Fee Schedule

 

Community Reports

 Description

Amount

Unit

 Ownership/Mailing list

$65.00

Per request

 Ownership plus Assessed Valuations

$100.00

Per request

 Ownership, Assessed Valuations & Characteristics

$200.00

Per request

Media (added cost)

 Electronic delivery (email, FTP upload)

 No Cost

 

 CD Creation

$25.00

Per request

 Hardcopy

$65.00

Per request

  

Countywide Reports

 Description

Amount

Unit

 Ownership/Mailing list

$100.00

Per request

 Ownership plus Assessed Valuations

$200.00

Per request

 Ownership, Assessed Valuations &Characteristics

$500.00

Per request

Media (added cost)

 Electronic delivery (email, FTP upload)

No Cost

 

 CD Creation

$65.00

Per request

 Hardcopy

$150.00

Per request

 

Custom Reports

 Description

Amount

Unit

 Ownership/Mailing List

$150.00

Per request

 Ownership plus Assessed Valuations

$225.00

Per request

 Ownership, Assessed Valuations &Characteristics

$400.00

Per request

 Specific Requests for Limited Data (on case-by-case basis)

$65.00

Per hour

Media (added cost)

 Electronic delivery (email, FTP upload)

No Cost

 

 CD Creation

$25.00

Per request

 Hardcopy

$65.00

Per request

 

  •  Special requests of limited data are charged on a case-by-case basis @ $1.15/minute.

 

Copies and Screen Prints

 Description

 Amount

Unit

 Copy of Print of Assessor’s Maps.

$2.00

Each

 Copies of ten or more Assessor’s Maps in a series

$2.00

Each

 Photocopy

$1.00

Each

 Computer Screen Laser Print

$1.00

Each

 

Change of Ownership

 Description

Amount

Unit

 Beneficial Ownership Statement request *

$50.00

Per Request

 Beneficial Ownership request late filing **

$100.00

Per Request

 Affidavit of Entity Transfer request *

$50.00

Per Request

 Affidavit of Entity Transfer request **

$100.00

Per Request

 Penalty if Change of Ownership statements is not returned in 90 days***

$100.00

Per Recording

 Fee to process Beneficial Ownership or Affidavit of entry claim form when taxpayer does not file the claim form at the same time as he/she records the deed

$50.00

Per Request

 Fee if Beneficial Ownership or Affidavit of entry claim form is filed after the property has been Reassessed

$100.00

Per Request

 Processing Fee if Parent to Child or Grandparent to Grandchild claim form has not been filed within 60 days of second notice.

$175.00

Per Request

 

*Filed timely-within 30 days

**Filed after 30 days

***If a person or legal entity, required to file a statement described in Section 480 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, fails to do so within 90 days from the date of a written request by the assessor, a penalty of either:

(1) one hundred dollars ($100), or

(2) ten percent (10%) of the taxes applicable to the new base year value reflecting the change in ownership of the real property or manufactured home, whichever is greater, but not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) if the property is eligible for the homeowner's exemption or twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) if the property is not eligible for the homeowner's exemption and the failure to file was not willful. This penalty will be added to the assessment roll, shall be collected like any other delinquent property taxes and will be subject to the standard penalties for nonpayment.

 

Miscellaneous Fees

 Description

Amount

Unit

 Property Characteristics Report

$8.00

Per Request

 Splits and Combinations

$45.00

Per Request

 Lot Line Adjustments

$45.00

Per Request

 Tax Clearance Letter

$50.00

Per Request

 Reports of Appeal Activity for Bond Analysis

$50.00

Per Request

 Internet Subscription Service

$500.00

Annual fee per subscriber

 

All of the above fees are allowed pursuant to Section 5.28.020 of the Monterey County Code and maintained in Article XIII of the Monterey County Master Fee Resolution.


 



 

Clerk Fee Schedule (revised 01/19/2017)

Certification and Copying Fees

 Photocopying a document, per page of a fraction thereof (GC 26831) (Resol. 03-151)

$2.00

 Certificate to the official capacity of any public official, including a certificate to a notary public (GC 26852) (Resol. 03-151) Per signature

$10.00

 

Fictitious Business Name Fees

 Fictitious business name statement (effective 5 years) and furnishing one certified copy (B&P 17929a) (Resol. 03-151)

$30.00

 For each additional name on the same statement (business name or partner’s name) (B&P 17929a) (Resol. 03-151)

$7.00

 Statement of abandonment of use of fictitious business name (B&P 17929b) (Resol. 03-151)

$27.00

 Statement of withdrawal from partnership operating under fictitious business name (B&P 17929c) (Resol. 03-151)

$27.00

 Certified copy of any statement of file regarding a Fictitious Business Names (B&P 17926b)

$2.00

 Affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership (GC 26850) (Resol. 03-151)

$10.00

 

Marriage License Fees

 Appointing a Deputy Commissioner of Civil Marriages for a Day (FC 401a, b) (Resol. 15-061)

$85.00

 Issuing license and certificate of marriage, declaration of marriage, and non-clergy (GC 26840) (Resol. 15-061)

$85.00

 Issuing license and certificate of confidential marriage (GC 26840.1) (Resol. 15-061)

$90.00

 Issuing duplicate for marriage/confidential marriage (FC 360, 510) (Resol. 03-151)

$20.00

 Filing affidavit to amend confidential marriage licenses (one year or more after date of marriage)

$23.00

 Approval of notary public to authorize confidential marriage licenses (effective one year) (FC 536) (Resol.07-403)

$300.00

 Certifying a copy of, or searching for, a confidential marriage record (H&S 103525a, 103650, FC 509b)

$15.00

 

Surety Fees

 Filing a power of attorney or a notice of cancellation, revocation, or withdrawal of a power of attorney for an admitted surety insurer, per name (GC 26855.1) (Resol. 03-151)

$12.00

 

Notice of Determination Fee

 Filing fee for a Notice of Determination for which a Negative Declaration was prepared pursuant to the Public Resource Code (includes County Clerk Handling fee) (F&G 711.4d(2))

$2266.25

 Filing fee for a Notice of Determination with an Environmental Impact Report prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (includes County Clerk Handling Fee) (F&G 711.4d(3))

$3128.25

 Notice of Exemption fee** (F&G 711.4e)

$50.00

**must provide one original and two copies 


Miscellaneous Fees

 Registration of Process Server (includes one ID card and filing of bond) (B&P 22453.1)

 Additionally, recording fees to be paid separately to the Recorder: $12.00 for 1st page of bond, $3.00 for each additional page

$117.00

 Registration of professional photocopier (includes one ID card and filing of bond) (B&P 22453)

 Additionally, recording fees to be paid separately to the Recorder: $12.00 for 1st page of bond, $3.00 for each additional page

$182.00

 Registration of unlawful detainer assistant (includes one ID card and filing of bond) (B&P 6404)

 Additionally, recording fees to be paid separately to the Recorder: $12.00 for 1st page of bond, $3.00 for each additional page

$182.00

 Registration of legal document assistant (includes one ID card and filing of bond) (B&P 6404)

 Additionally, recording fees to be paid separately to the Recorder: $12.00 for 1st page of bond, $3.00 for each additional page

$182.00

 Canceling, revoking, or withdrawing a process server, professional photocopier, unlawful detainer assistant, or legal document assistant bond, plus recording (B&P 22353, 6405(4)(c)

$7.00

 Additional ID card for professional photocopier, process server, unlawful detainer assistant, or legal document assistant (B&P 22453, 6404)

$10.00

 Filing of notary bond and oath of office plus recording fee(GC 8213) (Resol. 07-135)

 Additionally, recording fees to be paid separately to the Recorder: $12.00 for 1st page of bond, $3.00 for each additional page

$25.00

 Filing and entering certificate of appointment of humane officer (effective 3 years)

$5.00

 Miscellaneous Filings (GC 26850) (Resol. 03-151)

$10.00

 Searching records or files, for each file (GC 26854)

$5.00

 Translation Certification (GC 27293) (Resol. 07-403)

$10.00

 


 

 

RECORDER FEE SCHEDULE

The top right of the first page shall reserve 2 ½” by 4 ½” for recording information. If page does not comply with these requirements, attach page which meets the criteria, add $3.00 to fee for additional page. (Govt. Code 27361.6)

Documents Paying A Documentary Transfer Tax

 If all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$12.00 for first page/title

$3.00/additional page

 If not all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$15.00 for first page/title

$6.00/additional page

 (Govt. Code 27361 and 27361.4)(Resol.13-806)

 

Documents NOT Paying A Documentary Transfer Tax*

 If all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$21.00 for first page/title

$3.00/additional page

 If not all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$24.00 for first page/title

$6.00/additional page

 (Govt. Code 27361, 27361.4 and 27388a)(Resol.13-806)

  

*Some documents may be exempt from the portion of the fee ($9) collected for the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Fund. To be exempt from the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution fee, a document presented for recording must have one of the following statements on the first page of the document (not on the cover sheet):

  1. A Documentary Transfer Tax declaration, stating that the transfer is subject to the tax, and including the amount of tax due, OR
  2. When recording additional documents at the same time in connection with a document subject to documentary transfer tax, the statement: Exempt from fee under GC 27388; recorded concurrently in connection with a transfer subject to the imposition of documentary transfer tax.

Failure to include one of the above statements will result in the imposition of the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution fee.  Such fee collected will not be available for refund.

Some releases may be exempt from the fee collected for the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Fund if recorded in connection with a property sale. For more information, contact our office

 

Map Filing Fee

$19.00 for first page

$2.00/additional page

 (GC 27372 and 27361.4)

 

Financial Statements

 If all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$21.00 for first page/title

$3.00/additional page

 If not all pages are 8.5" x 11"

$24.00 for first page/title

$6.00/additional page

 (Resol.13-806)

 

Vital Record Fees

 Birth*

$25.00

 Birth, Government Agency*

$19.00

 Death*

$21.00

 Fetal Death*

$18.00

 Marriage*

$15.00

 Marriage, Government Agency*

$11.00

 (H&S Code 103525, 103525.5)

 *A CERTIFICATE OF SEARCH is issued when a Vital Record cannot be located. The fee is the same as the copy fee. (Govt. Code 27369; H. & S. Code 103650)

Miscellaneous Fees

 Documents Recorded Without Preliminary Change of Ownership Report: (R&T 480.3)

$20.00

 Release of Governmental Lien: (GC 27361.3)

$25.00

 Notification of Involuntary Lien: (GC 27364, Resol.07.135)

$7.00/debtor + recording fee

 Penalty Print: (GC 27361) More than 9 lines per vertical inch of 22 characters per horizontal inch

$1.00/page

 Documents Requiring Additional Indexing (For the first 10 names): (GC 27361.8)

$1.00/name

 Documents Requiring Additional Indexing (After the first 10 names): (GC 27361.8)

$1.00/group of 10

 Documentary transfer tax: (R&T 11911)

$0.55 per $500 or fractional part thereof

 Map copy fee: (Resol. 07-135)

$5.00/page

 Official record copy: (GC 27366)(Resol. 03-151)

$2.00/page

 Certification: (GC 27364)

$2.00/document