County Recorder

The Recorder’s Division is responsible for the recording of deeds, deeds of trust, court decrees and many other documents affecting title to real property in Ventura County. The division also maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings; subdivision maps, vital statistics, including birth, death and marriages within the county. This Division also creates digital images of real property and vital records and provides and maintains an efficient retrieval system to support the public’s requests for real property and vital records. All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution, and State and County Codes.

Important Information

Effective, January 1, 2017 there will no longer be Wedding Ceremonies performed on Saturday mornings at the

Ventura County Government Center.

This is due to the passage of Assembly Bill 2761 (Chapter 528)


Effective January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 1974 amends the Acknowledgment requirements in accordance

with the legislative amendment of Government code section 27201.

Please click on this link for more information.


 What’s New!

On August 8th, 2016 our Thousand Oaks location will have Public Inquiry Search workstations so the public can

conduct searches for their real property records and other filings available to the public.

The Thousand Oaks location will also be performing wedding ceremonies by appointment only. Please call (805) 654-2263 or (805) 449-2157

The Thousand Oaks location is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.