Miscellaneous Recording Information and Hours

If a Preliminary Change of Ownership Report is required, but not completed, signed and submitted at the time of recording, an additional $20 will be due.

We will stamp and return a conformed copy for free if a self addressed stamped envelope and photo copy of the original document is included with the actual original to be recorded.

You may mail in your documents for recording with a check, cashiers check, or money order made payable to the Alpine County Recorder. We also take credit cards over the phone or in person, for any of our services.

Our US Postal Service mailing address is P.O. Box 155 Markleeville, CA 96120

The address for overnight courier service, or to visit in person is 99 Water Street Markleeville, CA 96120

Please allow up to 45 working days to receive your original recorded document back in the mail.

The Office of the Recorder is prohibited from giving any legal advice or assisting in document preparation. We are also unable to provide notary services.

Recording hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - excluding holidays

General office hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - excluding holidays