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Documents & Records

Maintaining official records is an important function of local government, documenting when people are born, marry, divorce, die; when they buy property, open a business, go to court, adopt a child. In addition to keeping the records, the County gets millions of requests annually from residents for copies of the records.


Authorized Certified Birth Record
An authorized certified copy of a birth record is required to obtain a driver's license, passport, Social Security card and other services related to an individual's identity. An informational copy will not be accepted.

Property Forms Online
More than 55 forms relating to property assessment, tax exemptions, changes in ownership and personal property are available on the Assessor's Office website.

Documents & Records Links

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Did You Know?

  • The County receives more than 2,000 requests daily for certified copies of birth, death and marriage certificates.
  • The County maintains 200+ million deeds, mortgages, liens and other real estate records.
  • More than 800,000 copies of birth certificates are issued annually.
  • More than 60,000 marriage licenses are issued annually.
  • More than 212,000 fictitious business name filings are processed annually.
  • Approximately 60,000 death certificates are issued annually.
  • Approximately 150,000 copies of marriage certificates are issued annually.
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