Kern County Assessor-Recorder

Kern County Assessor-Recorder

1115 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-5 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Assessor

1530 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-2 M-F (Except Holidays)    
About the Recorder

1655 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield CA 93301    
8-4:30 M-F (Except Holidays)    

Jon Lifquist Ė Assessor-Recorder

Our Goal

The Kern County Recorderís Office delivers professional and courteous public service while fulfilling the duties and functions of the Recorder as mandated by law. The Recorder is dedicated to streamlining, modernizing and automating systems and procedures in order to achieve more effective and efficient service to our clients.

Our Job

The Recorder is responsible for providing constructive notice through the recordation of legal instruments filed through the Recorder's Office and for imaging, indexing and archiving those official documents. The Recorder also maintains copies of Kern County vital records, (marriage records and certificates of birth or death) and provides access to vital records and official documents for public inspection or purchase in accordance with California law.

Your Feedback

Our staff is dedicated to serving the public efficiently and with courtesy and respect, but we are always looking for ways to improve. If you need information which you were unable to find on this website, have an idea of how we might serve the public better, or have a comment, positive or negative about your experience with the Recorderís Office, please let us know.