Santa Cruz County Property Search

Search free Santa Cruz County CA property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.


The Santa Cruz County Assessor is responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine Santa Cruz County property taxes. The Santa Cruz County Assessment Office collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Santa Cruz County Tax Assessor maintains current data on every parcel in the Santa Cruz County, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the Santa Cruz County, CA. The Santa Cruz County Assessor’s Office can answer questions regarding Santa Cruz County property tax appeals and assessments, Santa Cruz County property tax rates and payment due dates.

Santa Cruz County Assessor's Office Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2002


Santa Cruz County Auditors are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records on properties, including the appraisal and assessment of a property's value, which is used to determine Santa Cruz County property taxes. The Santa Cruz County Auditor’s Office collects data from on-site inspections, information submitted by owners, prior sales, and statistical analyses. The Auditor maintains current data on Santa Cruz County property value, owner information, inventories of parcels and structures, and parcel maps. The Office also provides property search databases for Santa Cruz County, CA.

Santa Cruz Auditor Santa Cruz CA 915 Cedar St 95060 650-565-8800


The Santa Cruz County Clerk files important documents and preserves municipal records in order to maintain an archive of Santa Cruz County property records that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property in Santa Cruz County, California. The Santa Cruz County Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including Santa Cruz County deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties.

Santa Cruz County Clerk Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2060

Scotts Valley City Clerk Scotts Valley CA 1 Civic Center Drive 95066 831-440-5602


The Santa Cruz County Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property and land records, and make them available for public access in Santa Cruz County, CA. The Office of Recorder of Deeds in Santa Cruz County is a valuable source of information on property records The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including Santa Cruz County deeds and titles, mortgages, property ownership records, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens.

Santa Cruz County Recorder of Deeds Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2800


Santa Cruz County Town Halls and City Hall are the chief administrative offices that runs the town or city. The Town Hall or City Hall often maintains records related to the locality, including Santa Cruz County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers in Santa Cruz County, California.

Capitola City Hall Capitola CA 420 Capitola Avenue 95010 831-475-7300

San Juan Bautista City Hall Watsonville CA 311 2nd Street 95076 831-623-4661

Santa Cruz City Hall Santa Cruz CA 809 Center Street 95060 831-420-5030

Scotts Valley City Hall Scotts Valley CA 1 Civic Center Drive 95066 831-440-5602

Watsonville City Hall Watsonville CA 231 Union Street 95076 831-768-3240


The Santa Cruz County Treasurer and Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of Santa Cruz County property tax revenue. The Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current Santa Cruz County property tax information including Santa Cruz County property ownership information, GIS Maps, tax maps, historical property tax rates, lists of sold parcels, and is also charged with the sale of properties due to a default on taxes in Santa Cruz County, California.

Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2510