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Title: 3 - Revenue and Finance

Chapter: 12 - Real Property Transfer Tax

Section: 120 - Recordation

A.  The recorder shall not record any deed, instrument or writing subject to the tax imposed by this chapter unless the tax is paid. If the party submitting the document so requests, the amount of tax due shall be shown on a separate paper which shall be affixed to the document by the recorder after the permanent record is made and before the original is returned as specified in Section 27321 of the Govern­ment Code.

B.  Every document subject to tax hereunder which is submitted for recordation shall show on the face of the document or in a separate document the amount of taxes due under this chapter and the recorder may rely thereon.

C.  Every document subject to tax hereunder which is submitted for recordation shall show on the face of the document, or in a separate document, the location of the lands, tenements or other realty described in the document. If the lands, tenements or other realty are located within a city in the county, the name of the city shall be set forth. If the lands, tenements or other realty are located in the unincorporated area of the county, that fact shall be set forth.

D.  Each deed, instrument or writing by which lands, tenements, or other realty is sold, granted, assigned, transferred, or otherwise conveyed, shall have noted upon it the tax roll parcel number.

 

(Ord. 81-26 § 1, 1981).