|County & Cities||Provides copies of all building permits Issued|
|County Clerk-Recorder||Provides copies of all deeds and other recorded documents|
|County Assessor||Assesses all real estate and personal property (businesses, manufactured homes, boats, and airplanes) located throughout the entire county.|
|Controller - Treasurer||Receives the assessments from the Assessor and applies the appropriate tax rate to determine the actual amount of property taxes owed|
|Tax Collector||Mails out the property tax bills, collects the money and deposits it in the County Treasury|
|Controller - Treasurer||Allocates the money to local taxing agencies, including the County, cities, schools and special districts|
For a comprehensive overview of the California Property Tax System, please see Understanding California's Property Taxes, a report published by the Legislative Analyst's Office.