As of Monday, April 29, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder has a new main office phone number, 628-652-8100. For the 12 months following this transition, constituents who call the Office’s prior phone number will automatically be transferred to our new line. As part of this transition, the Office is instituting key upgrades to improve the experience that San Franciscans have when calling us. To learn more, click here.
  • SB2 Exemption Recording Coversheet

    The California Legislature passed SB2 (Atkins) on September 29, 2017, stipulating that effective January 1, 2018, certain recordable documents will be charged an additional fee to support the Building Homes & Jobs Act.

  • Seismic/Solar Transfer Tax Exemption

    Seismic/Solar Transfer Tax Exemption (Prop N)

    A partial exemption shall only apply to the initial transfer by the person who installed the active solar system or made the seismic safety improvements.  The amount of this partial exemption shall not exceed the transferor’s cost of seismic retrofitting improvements or the active solar system.  Multi-family residential properties are eligible for this partial exemption.

  • Summary Leased Equipment Schedule

    Summary Leased Equipment Schedule

    The Summary Leased Equipment Schedule is one of two (2) templates provided by the Business Property Division of the Office of the Assessor-Recorder to assist lessors report equipment out on lease in the City and County of San Francisco.

  • Supplemental Affidavit for BOE-236

    Supplemental Affidavit for BOE-236, Housing – Lower-Income Households


    Section 236 of the California Revenue and Taxation Code provides that property used exclusively for providing housing for lower-income households can qualify for an exemption from property taxes.