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Recorder Division
 Mission Statement

The Plumas County Clerk-Recorder;

  • Promotes public confidence by providing the very highest level of courteous efficient service.
  • Achieves open communication through teamwork and the spirit of goodwill.
  • Provides ethical performance while maintaining and preserving the public’s records in a secure and easily accessible environment.
  • Ensures integrity in the administration of fair and impartial elections.
Division Functions

Duties and responsibilities of the County Clerk - Recorder Department's Recorder Division include:
  • Issuing marriage licenses and performing short ceremonies
  • Maintaining registries for process servers, legal document assistants, and unlawful detainers
  • Processing fictitious business name statements filings as well as environmental documents including notices of determination
  • Processing notary public filings
  • Recording all land title documents, liens, mining claims, and veteran's documents
  • Registering vital statistics including births, deaths, and marriages

NOTICE TO MINERS - 2016 Annual Assessment Work - Proof of Labor
Incorrect forms were sent out from the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for local mining claims this year. They do not meet the California requirements for recording documents. Please use the correct form to avoid having your paperwork returned unrecorded and avoid missing the deadline to get your document recorded. You may download the recordable form here:

Affidavit of Assessment - Proof of Labor Form

Please note, the correct form is 2 pages and will save you additional recording fees. Also, this form has no requirement to be notarized, you just have to submit the original document for recording. If you have questions, you may contact our office at 530-283-6218.

Instructions - Form Information

REMEMBER, your taxes must be paid in full at the time your document is submitted for recording.

Effective January 1, 2008, Section 1798.89 of the Civil Code is added to read: "Unless otherwise required to do so by state or federal law, no person, entity, or government agency shall present for recording or filing with a county recorder a document that is required by any provision of law to be open to the public if that record displays more than the last four digits of a Social Security number."


Mining Information and Forms             


 Clerk Forms and Vital Records 

Helpful Links                                                          

Environmental Document Posting
Published Document and CEQA Posting
Assessor's Form - Transfer of Property
Preliminary Change of Ownership Report


General Information: 

Document Recording:
Plumas County Clerk-Recorder
520 Main Street Room 102, Courthouse
Quincy    CA     95971
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Document Recording time ends at 4:00 p.m. daily.


Sue Clift                         Email Sue
Deputy Clerk-Recorder

Julie Rizzo                      Email Julie
Lead Deputy Clerk-Recorder

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