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Amador County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar of Voters

Kimberly L. Grady

For more information about Kim please refer to her bio.

 

 The County Recorder is responsible for recording, filing and the preservation of documents and indicies pertaining to land title in the County; as well as those pertaining to liens or encumbrances on land. Once these documents are recorded, the County Recorder creates an index and makes it available for examination by interested parties and issues copies upon request. Most of the duties of the Recorder are prescribed by State law.  The County Recorder also issues certified copies of all birth and death certificates occurring in Amador County and all marriage licenses issued in this County. 

The County Clerk's functions are all non-judicial. Some of these include filing of Fictitious Business Name Statements, issuance of Marriage Licenses, filing of Notary Bonds, Powers of Attorney and Environmental Filings.  

**Due to new Federal restrictions and effective January 4, 2011, the County Clerk is 

no longer a passport acceptance agent.

In Amador County, the County Clerk/Recorder is also appointed by the State of California as the Local Registrar of Births & Deaths.  These duties include registering all birth and death certificates occurring in Amador County and transmitting those original records to the California Department of of Public Health- Office of Vital Statistics.

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***RECORDING FEE INCREASE***

Effective July 1, 2014 base recording fees will be increasing by $6,

according to Government Code 27361(a).

THE RECORDING FEE FOR THE FIRST PAGE WILL BE $13.  

Please refer to our Fee Schedule for a complete list of fees

 

Contact Information
Address: 810 Court Street Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6468
Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8am to 5pm -Recorder

8am to 3:30pm -Clerk functions

 

*** January 1, 2014 Fee Increase***

According to AB 1053, the fee for a certified copy of a Birth and Death will be increased at the first of each year through 2015. As of January 1, 2014 the fees per copy are as follows:

Birth $25.00

Death $21.00

Additionally, per the State of California, the fee for a certified copy of a marriage license increased to:

Marriage $15.00