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Assessor's Office


Assessor's Office

San Mateo County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Places a value on real personal property in the county for tax purposes.


The County Assessor places a value on real and personal property within the county for purposes of property tax assessment. Real property (land and buildings) and certain personal property (boats, airplanes and certain business assets) are appraised and assessed in accordance with state law and all applicable tax exemptions. The office maintains an index of property ownership information, maps of subdivisions, parcels, assessment districts and land surveys, and makes this information available to the public.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 2 blocks.
555 County Center, 1st Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063-1665 37.488701 -122.230148 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Burmese
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • Hiligaynon
  • Hindi
  • Ilocano
  • Kapampangan
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Ningbo
  • Pangasinan
  • Portuguese
  • Shanghainese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Taiwanese

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to service. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.



How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone, mail or email.

Service Wait Estimate:

5 minutes in person.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County