Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
Limited Services Available
Effective October 1, 2020, the County Clerk-Recorder Division will reopen to the public on an appointment only basis.
The Assessor Division is not open to the public. Appraisal Services staff will be working remotely, and essential services will continue to be available on a limited basis. The public is encouraged to utilize the website, phone systems, emails and online Live Chat to obtain information and services.
Detailed information on operating hours, contact phone numbers and email addresses may be found on the page for each Division as follows:
General Information: email@example.com
Appraisal Services: 650.363.4000 (extension 1227)
Change in Ownership: 650.363.4000 (extension 1743)
Exemptions & Address changes: 650.363.4000 (extension 4771)
Business Property: 650.363.4000 (extension 4501)
Business Personal Property Valuation: PPDutyAuditor@smcacre.org
Effective October 1, 2020, the County Clerk-Recorder Division will open to the public on a limited, by appointment only basis. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Face coverings are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Appointments can be made by contacting 650.599.1713.
In-Person Appointment Services:
Appointments can be made by contacting 650.599.1713.
- Copies of Deeds and Maps
- Document Recordings
- Grantor/Grantee Index
- Environmental Impact Reports (one filing per appointment)
- Fictitious Business Name (one filing per appointment)
- Marriage Licenses
- Military Discharge
- Notary Oaths and Fillings
- Paraprofessional Fillings
- Translation Certification Documents
- Birth, Death and Marriage Records Requests
The County Chapel is closed. Civil Wedding Ceremonies will continue to be held through video conferencing via Microsoft Teams. Please email CountyClerk@smcacre.org with your name and phone number to schedule an appointment. A member of the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office will be contacting you for further assistance.
Marriage licenses will continue to be offered online in addition to in-person appointments.
Electronic recordings by title companies will continue as usual. Documents can also be mailed to the office at 555 County Center, First Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.
Phone, Email and Live Chat Contact Information:
In-Person Appointment Services: 650.599.1713
Document Recordings: 650.363.4566
Copies of Deeds and Maps: 650.363.4566
Special Services: 650.363.4000 (extension 6063)
Vital Records: 650.363.1893
County Clerk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recorder Email: email@example.com
Online Chat Help Desk: ACRE Live Chat
The Elections Division at 40 Tower Road is temporarily closed to the public. All services provided by the Registration & Elections Division remain available. Voters can mail their voter registration card or register online, and are able to make an appointment if they wish to submit a petition. Voters who require direct assistance may contact the Elections Division by phone or text at 650.312.5222, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or utilize the Elections Live Chat feature.
ACRE’s operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.