Directions & Parking

Service Changes Effective July 20, 2020

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will close its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills, and at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services are offered by mail only. 

The following services must be requested by mail. No over-the-counter service is available until further notice:

  • Fictitious Business Name Statements
  • Official Record Copies
  • Notary Registrations
  • EIR Filings

New marriage appointments are available at: https://www.ocrecorder.com/services/marriage-services.
For more information about the services offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.

For information on our South County branch office in Laguna Hills, please click here.

For information on our North County branch office in Anaheim, please click here.

 

County Administration South

From South Orange County: Take the I-5 North and exit at Grand in Santa Ana. Turn left onto Grand Avenue. Turn right at Santa Ana Blvd. Proceed on Santa Ana Blvd. past Main St. and past N. Broadway Ave. and then turn right at Ross Street.

From North Orange County: Take the I-5 South and exit at Broadway in Santa Ana. Continue on Broadway Ave. past 17th Street and past Civic Center Dr. for approximately 2 miles. Turn right at Santa Ana Blvd. and then turn right at Ross St.

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Old Orange County Courthouse Parking Lot

From South Orange County: Take the I-5 North and exit at Grand in Santa Ana. Turn left onto Grand Avenue. Turn right at Santa Ana Blvd. Proceed on Santa Ana Blvd past Main St. and then turn right at Broadway Ave. Turn right at Civic Center Drive, the first driveway on the right is the Old Orange County Courthouse parking lot.

From North Orange County: Take the I-5 South and exit at Broadway in Santa Ana. Continue on Broadway Ave. past 17th St. for approximately 2 miles to Civic Center Drive. Turn left at Civic Center Drive, the first driveway on the right is the Old Orange County Courthouse parking lot.

The Old Orange County Courthouse parking lot has metered parking. Cost is $1.00/hour.

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