San Bernardino County
Office of the Assessor


A message from

Dennis Draeger, Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk

On January 26, 2010 The Board of Supervisors approved the consolidation and reorganization of the offices of the Assessor, Treasurer-Tax Collector, and Auditor-Controller/Recorder to enhance public service, while generating cost savings and operational efficiencies.

Effective January 3, 2011, the offices of the Assessor and Recorder-County Clerk have been consolidated. Dennis Draeger, the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk is committed to serve the citizens of San Bernardino County with efficiency and integrity. Please click one of the division links below that best describes the services we may assist you with or e-mail the Taxpayer Liaison for assistance, or call the Assessor toll free at 877-885-7654 or the Recorder-County Clerk toll free at 855-732-2575.

Dennis Draeger 

As the Assessor I am charged with the responsibility of independent oversight and preparation of the annual local property assessments from which property taxes are derived.

Services Include:
Search Parcel Information System
Frequently Asked Assessment Questions
Tax Savings Programs and Exemptions
Locations/Phone Numbers/Useful links
Email the Taxpayer Liaison

e-File Business Property Statement
Business Property Online Services and Forms

Click here to go to the main Assessor website

As the Clerk I am responsible for filing, registering and issuing a variety of direct public services. The County Clerk is the Commissioner of Civil Marriages and may perform civil marriage ceremonies.

Services Include:
Marriage License
Fictitious Business Names
Process Server
Professional Photocopier
Unlawful Detainer Assistants
Legal Document Assistants
Power of Attorney
Notary Filings
Surety Bonds
Performance of Marriage Ceremonies

Click here to go to the main County Clerk website

As the Recorder I have the responsibility for the recordation and safeguarding of any document that is authorized or required by statute or court order to be recorded and meet the recording requirements of state statutes and local ordinances. The Recorder is also responsible for the issuance of birth, death, and marriage certificates.

Services Include:
Document Recording
Research and Copies of Official Records
Copies of Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates
Grantor-Grantee Index
Fraud Protection

Click here to go to the main Recorder website

As the County Archivist I am responsible for the collection and preservation of historical materials relating to the County of San Bernardino Government and way of doing business which is available for public inspection.

Services Include:
Historical Research

Click here to go to the main Archives website