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The County Recorder accepts, records and preserves for permanent record, certain legal documents affecting land title, and vital statistics. The County Recorder also creates and maintains a daily index of these documents for reference, research, and issuance of certified copies.

The County Clerk issues and registers marriage licenses; accepts and indexes Fictitious Business Name statements; files notary bond certificates, powers of attorney, surety bonds, inventory statements, certain environmental documents, and maintains a list of public rosters. The County Clerk issues ID cards to Professional Photocopiers, Process Servers, Unlawful Detainer Assistants, Legal Document Assistants, Probate Referee and Humane Officers.  

The  County Registrar of Voters  is the Department Head for the Elections Department. This department provides elections services to all County residents for Federal, State, County, City and Special District elections. Precinct mapping, voter registration, polling place and extra help hiring for staffing during elections is provided. The Registrar also assures compliance with laws related to the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and voter outreach programs in accordance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). 

New! Electronic Recording in El Dorado County

New! Press Release - Government Code section 27388.1 – Building Homes & Jobs Act Fee (SB-2) Signed by the Governor and filed with the Secretary of State September 29, 2017 to Impose a Document Fee


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