Leslie Morgan - Assessor-RecorderThe Recorder, upon payment of the proper fees and taxes, accepts for recordation any instrument, paper, or notice which is authorized or required by law to be recorded. Prior to recordation, these documents must contain sufficient information to be indexed as required by statute and be photographically reproducible.

In addition, the Recorder maintains and indexes the vital records of birth, death, and marriage certificates. The recording system exists to serve public needs and to provide public protection.

Mission Statement

The dual mission of the Shasta County Assessor-Recorder’s Office is as follows:

  • To provide informative and responsive services to the public
  • To provide fair, uniform assessments with quality and efficiency

Goals and Objectives

The Assessor-Recorder has established the following goals and objectives to insure that this mission is carried out:

  • To be dedicated to leadership in the field of taxpayer services and taxpayer information
  • To be dedicated to leadership in the field of assessment administration
  • To improve services and increase productivity
  • To develop and maintain an effective communication system
  • To maintain a professional and knowledgeable staff
  • To promote a cohesive, unified organization