California

The assessed value of property in California is the lower of: (1) the current market value or (2) the base year market value at the time of sale, with only a 2% increase allowed annually regardless of actual market increases.

Check out the list of California Assessor's Offices providing links to some for more information about the county's current policies. Provided by James Bohn & Associates.
 

County

Phone Number

 Additional Information (Searchable databases in bold.)

Statewide

213-974-3211 (LA County)

 

Alameda

510-272-3755

Alameda Assessor 

Alpine

530-694-2283

 Alpine Assessor

Amador

209-223-6351

Amador County 

Butte

530-538-7721

Butte County 

Calaveras

209-754-6356

Calaveras Assessor 

Colusa

530-458-0450

Colusa County 

Contra Costa

925-313-7400

Contra Costa GIS 

Del Norte

707-464-7200

Del Norte County 

El Dorado

530-621-5719

El Dorado Assessor 

Fresno

 Fresno Assessor

Direct to Search

Glenn

530-934-6402

 Glenn County Assessor

Humboldt

707-445-7276

 Humboldt County Assessor

Imperial

760-482-4244

 Imperial County

Inyo

760-878-0303

Inyo County 

Kern

661-868-3485

Kern County Assessor 

Kings

209-582-3211

 Kings County Assessor

Lake

707-263-2302

Lake County

Lassen

530-251-8241

 Lassen County Assessor

Los Angeles*

213-974-3211 or 3101

Los Angeles Assessor 

Direct to Search

Madera

559-675-7710

 Madera County Assessor

Direct to Search

Marin

415-499-7215 or 7198 

Marin Assessor 

Mariposa

209-966-2332

 Mariposa Assessor (frames)

Mendocino

707-463-4311

 Mendocino Assessor

Merced

209-385-7632 or 7631

 Merced Assessor

Modoc

916-233-6218

 

Mono

760-932-5510

 Mono County

Monterey

831-755-5035

Monterey Assessor  (parcel ID required)

Napa

707-253-4467 or 4466

Napa Assessor 

Nevada

530-265-1232

Nevada County Assessor

Parcel Search

Orange*

714-834-2727

 Orange County Assessor 

Placer

530-889-4300

Placer Assessor

Plumas

916-283-6380

 Plumas Assessor

Riverside

951-955-6200

 Riverside Assessor

Also

Riverside Property Info Ctr

Sacramento

916-874-5231 or 5261

Sacramento Assessor

San Benito

731-637-4030

 San Benito GIS

San Bernardino

909-387-8307

San Bernardino Assessor

Direct to Search

San Diego

619-236-3771

 San Diego Assessor/Recorder

San Francisco

415-554-5596 or 5507

City & County of San Fran Data (through 17 March 2012)

San Francisco Data

San Joaquin

209-468-2630

 San Joaquin Assessor

San Luis Obispo

805-781-5643

 San Luis Obispo

San Mateo

650-363- 4500

San Mateo Assessor 

Direct to Search

Santa Barbara*

805-568-2550

Santa Barbara Assessor 

Santa Clara

408-299-5400 x0

 Santa Clara Assessor

Direct to Search

Santa Cruz

408-454-2002

Santa Cruz Assessor 

Shasta

530-225-3600

 Shasta Assessor

Sierra

916-289-3283

Sierra Treasurer 

Siskiyou

530-842-8036

 Siskiyou Assessor

Solano

707-421-6200

Solano Assessor/Recorder 

Sonoma

707-527-1888

Sonoma County Assessor 

Direct to Search

Stanislaus

209-525-6461

Stanislaus Assessor 

Direct to Search (requires parcel number)

Sutter

530-822-7160

 Sutter Assessor

Tehama

530-527-5931

 Tehama Assessor

Trinity

916-623-1257

 Trinity Assessor

Tulare

209-733-6361

 Tulare Assessor/Recorder

Toulomne

209-533-5535

 Tuolumne Assessor

Ventura*

805-654-2181

 Ventura Assessor

Yolo

916-666-8135

 Yolo County Assessor

Direct to Parcel Number Search

Yuba

530-749-7820

Yuba Recorded Document Search 

Yuba Assessor (need APN)


 

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Last Updated on 07/15/2017
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