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Public Record Requests

Request for Public Records

  1. Check to see if the records are already available online
    1.  Unclaimed Funds:
    2.  Excess Proceeds:
    3.  Property tax bill copies and payment information:
  2. If not available online, click the Records Request link and download the form
  3. Print and complete the form
  4. Return the form:
    1.  By Fax: (714) 834-2912
    2.  By e-mail:
    3. By Mail:
      County of Orange
      Attention: Treasurer-Tax Collector
      P.O. Box 4515
      Santa Ana, CA 92702-4515
Note: If the requested records are not available in electronic format, there will be a charge of $0.15 per page.
  If you are an owner of the property, please email us at or call us at (714) 834-3411.

Subpoenas for Treasurer-Tax Collector (TTC)

The release of records from TTC will be subject to existing federal, state, and county regulations. Each subpoena will be evaluated according to the type of request and whether or not the records are confidential, in which case they will not be released.

Subpoenas for records from TTC may be mailed to the following address:

County of Orange
Attention: Treasurer-Tax Collector
P.O. Box 4515
Santa Ana, CA 92702-4515

Subpoenas for records from TTC may be personally served at the following location:

Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector
County Administration South
601 N. Ross Street, First Floor Reception
Santa Ana, CA

Fees for Production of Subpoenaed Records

The production of records pursuant to a subpoena requires an advance minimum payment of $15.00, however, a reasonable cost may also apply, such as: payment of fifteen cents ($0.15) per page for photocopying; twenty cents ($0.20) per page for copying from microfilm; actual postage; clerical costs for locating and making records available not to exceed twenty-four dollars ($24) per hour, calculated to the nearest quarter hour, or any actual costs charged by any third person for retrieval/return of records.

Court Appearance

An advance deposit fee of $275 per day is required at the time of service of a civil subpoena for appearance at a trial or hearing per Government Code 680961.1(b). A demand for payment for the full amount will be billed to the requesting party after the testimony is complete after offsetting the deposit.