Clerk-Recorder Division Home

**The County Clerk is not the Court Clerk.**

For Plumas County Superior Court information call: 530-283-6232 or 530-283-6305.

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 and legal document assistants
  • Processing Fictitious Business Name statements filings as well as environmental documents including notices of determination, environmental impact reports, etc.
  • Processing notary public filings
  • Recording all land title documents, liens, mining claims, and veteran's discharges
  • Registering vital statistics including births, deaths, and marriages
  • Providing certified copies of vital statistics and documents

General Information: 

Email Clerk-Recorder

Document Recording:

Plumas County Clerk-Recorder
520 Main Street Room 102, Courthouse
Quincy CA 95971
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Document Recording 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (Closed Wednesday 11 a.m. to Noon)


Helpful Links

Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies

Call for an Appointment First.
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

License Application Form (PDF) 

Complete the Application Form and bring it into our office AFTER CALLING TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.  PLEASE CALL 530-283-6128 TO RESERVE A TIME FOR YOUR LICENSE ISSUANCEYou must have a current Photo ID, and be at least 18, and if any previous marriage ended in the past year further documentation will be needed. 

Environmental Document Posting - Public Comment Information

Published Document and CEQA Posting

Assessor's Form - Transfer of Property

PCOR - Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (PDF)