Santa Cruz County Property Records (California)

Search for free Santa Cruz County, CA Property Records, including Santa Cruz County property tax assessments, deeds & title records, property ownership, building permits, zoning, land records, GIS maps, and more.


Santa Cruz County Assessor Office

Get Property Records from 1 Assessor Office in Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz County Assessor's Office 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2002 Directions


Santa Cruz County Recorder Of Deeds

Get Property Records from 1 Recorder Of Deeds in Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz County Recorder of Deeds 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2800 Directions


Santa Cruz County Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

Get Property Records from 1 Treasurer & Tax Collector Office in Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2510 Directions


Santa Cruz County Building Departments

Get Property Records from 4 Building Departments in Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz Zoning 809 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-420-5416 Directions

Scotts Valley Building Department 1 Civic Center Drive Scotts Valley, CA 95066 831-438-6506 Directions

Scotts Valley Planning Department 1 Civic Center Drive Scotts Valley, CA 95066 831-440-5630 Directions

Watsonville City Planning Department 250 Main Street Watsonville, CA 95076 831-768-3050 Directions


Santa Cruz County Property Records Databases

The Santa Cruz County Property Records (California) links below open in a new window and will take you to third party websites that are useful for finding Santa Cruz County public records. Editorial staff monitor and update these links on a frequent basis.

City of Capitola Salary Reports http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/general-news/20130319/city-of-capitola-public-salary-database-for-2012

City of Watsonville Salary Reports http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/general-news/20130218/city-of-watsonville-public-salary-database-for-2012

County of Santa Cruz Assessor's Office Property Records http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/ASR/

Santa Cruz City GIS Maps http://data-cruzgis.opendata.arcgis.com/

Santa Cruz County Assessor Website http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/default.aspx

Santa Cruz County Assessor and Recorder's Office Marriage Applications http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/rcd/recorders/marriage/Marriage%20License%20Copy.htm

Santa Cruz County Assessor's Website http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/asr/index.htm

Santa Cruz County Building Codes http://www.sccoplanning.com/PlanningHome/BuildingSafety/BuildingCodes.aspx

Santa Cruz County Building Inspections https://www.sccoplanning.com/PlanningHome/BuildingSafety/Inspections/ScheduleaBuildingInspection.aspx

Santa Cruz County Codes & Ordinances https://www.codepublishing.com/CA/SantaCruzCounty/

Santa Cruz County Deed Search http://clerkrecorder.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/RealEstate/SearchEntry.aspx

Santa Cruz County GIS Maps https://gis.santacruzcounty.us/gisweb/

Santa Cruz County Government GIS Maps http://gis.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/PublicGISWeb/

Santa Cruz County Property Tax Exemptions http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Departments/AssessorsOffice/PrimaryFunctionsandResponsibilities/Exemptions.aspx

Santa Cruz County Recorder's Office County Records http://clerkrecorder.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/

Santa Cruz County Tax Warrants http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Departments/TaxCollector/PropertyTaxSale.aspx

Santa Cruz County Treasurer and Tax Collector Tax Records http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Departments/TaxCollector/PropertyTaxSale.aspx

Santa Cruz County Treasurer and Tax Collector Website http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/ttc/index.htm

Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Tax Records http://ttc.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/taxbills/

Santa Cruz Finance Department Business License Search http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/finance/licenses-fees-and-taxes/business-licenses-and-permits

Santa Cruz GIS Maps http://gisweb.cityofsantacruz.com/publicGIS/

Santa Cruz Police Department Crime Maps http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/police/crime-statistics/crime-maps/archived-crime-maps-2003-2009

Santa Cruz Police Department Crime Maps (Santa Cruz, California) http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/police/crime-statistics/crime-maps

Santa Cruz County Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Santa Cruz County Home Values
Median Home Value$659,900
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,552
Santa Cruz County Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$4,349
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$4,840
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$3,046
Santa Cruz County Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$274,788,200
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$207,552,000
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$67,236,200
Santa Cruz County Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units105,586
Occupied Housing Units95,536 (90.5%)
Vacant Housing Units10,050 (9.5%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units56,992 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units38,544 (40.3%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)68.0%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)32.0%
Santa Cruz County Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt38,743
Second Mortage or HELOC8,971
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)1,526
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)7,445
Second Mortgage & HELOC205
No Mortgage18,249
Santa Cruz County Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes61,128 (64.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,579 (7.9%)
2 Apartments3,021 (3.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments6,035 (6.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,676 (3.8%)
10 or More Apartments8,292 (8.7%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,805 (6.1%)
Santa Cruz County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later218 (0.2%)
2010 to 2013962 (1.0%)
2000 to 20097,458 (7.8%)
1980 to 199922,931 (24.0%)
1960 to 197934,418 (36.0%)
1940 to 195918,337 (19.2%)
1939 or Earlier11,212 (11.7%)
Santa Cruz County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room4,023 (4.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms13,675 (14.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms40,543 (42.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms25,237 (26.4%)
8 or More Rooms12,058 (12.6%)
Santa Cruz County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom4,275 (4.5%)
1 Bedroom10,761 (11.3%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms65,625 (68.7%)
4 or More Bedrooms14,875 (15.6%)
Santa Cruz County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities95,096 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities94,572 (99.0%)