Lookup Public Records in Placer County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Placer County, California
Placer County stretches from the outskirts of Sacramento, California, to the border of Nevada. It is located in what is known as the Gold Country, the area where gold was found in the mid-1800s. The population is 348,432, and the county seat is Auburn.
The Placer County Recorder’s Office is responsible for the filing of documents or recording which give constructive notice of transactions relating to real estate and are authorized by law. The recorder’s office preserves and archives these records for reproduction for genealogical research and property searches. The office of the recorder registers all births, deaths, and public marriages for Placer County. Marriage records date from the year 1852 to the present, while the birth and death records date back from the year 1873 to the present.
The County Clerk’s office performs marriage ceremonies, issues marriage licenses, and registers confidential marriage licenses. The county clerk’s office provides direct services to the public that facilitate personal transactions and businesses through the filing of notary bonds and fictitious business name statements, as well as other professional registrations.
In Placer County, public records can be obtained either by doing a search online or by visiting the recorder’s office in person. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Placer County Clerk Website. Apart from accessing public records, the website has links that can be used to get more information about the county; these also includes the fee schedule applicable when obtaining public records.
To access public records that are not available online, you will have to visit the recorder’s office in person. In addition, you will be required to fill out the records request form. The form will contain your personal details and the kind of records that you are requesting. The charges applicable are same to as when requesting records online. Alternatively, you can call the recorder’s office at 530-886-5600 and make enquiries regarding public records in the county. However, keep in mind that public records cannot be obtained by phone.
Below is the physical address of the Placer County Recorder’s Office:
2954 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Placer County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 2954 Richardson Drive Auburn, CA, 95603