Senate Bill (SB) 2


Senate Bill (SB) 2 – Affordable Housing and Jobs Act Fee

Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to SB2, documents accepted for recording at the Nevada County Recorder’s Office may be charged an additional $75 as follows:

A fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) shall be paid at the time of recording of every real estate instrument, paper, or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded, except those expressly exempted from payment of recording fees, per each single transaction per parcel of real property. The fee imposed by this section shall not exceed two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225).

·   This fee will be calculated per document, with a maximum of $225 based on the number of documents and titles.

The fee shall not be imposed on any real estate instrument, paper, or noticerecorded in connection with a transfer subject to the imposition of adocumentary transfer tax as defined in Section 11911 of the Revenue andTaxation Code or on any real estate instrument, paper, or notice recorded inconnection with a transfer of real property that is a residential dwelling toan owner-occupier.

  A valid declaration of exemption must be placed on the face of each document prior to depositing with the Recorder; otherwise the fee will be assessed. This requirement is being made in accordance with the legislative amendment of Government Code § 27388.1

Tax Exemption Codes and Coversheet

Documents Not Exempt

Documents Exempt