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 which has links to more information about the county’s current policies.

California Real Estate Tax & Property Values

County Phone Number  Additional Information
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

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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 

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Madera 559-675-7710 Madera County Assessor
Marin 415-499-7215 or 7198 Marin Assessor 
Mariposa 209-966-2332 Mariposa Assessor
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
Napa 707-253-4467 or 4466 Napa Assessor 
Nevada 530-265-1232 Nevada County Assessor

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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

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

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San Diego 619-236-3771 San Diego Assessor/Recorder
San Francisco 415-554-5596 or 5507 City & County of San Fran Data

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 

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Santa Barbara* 805-568-2550 Santa Barbara Assessor 
Santa Clara 408-299-5400 x0 Santa Clara Assessor


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 

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Stanislaus 209-525-6461 Stanislaus Assessor

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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

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Yuba 530-749-7820 Yuba Recorded Document Search 

Yuba Assessor


Last updated: July 17, 2016 at 21:25 pm