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Emergency Services

- Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services

  • Emerg: 911
  • Emerg cell phone: (925)228-8282 or (925)973-2779
  • Non-emerg: (925)646-2441

- Fire - Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

  • Emerg: 911 
  • Emerg cell phone: (925) 933-1313
  • Non-emerg: (925) 941-3300

- Mosquito and Vector Control District

- Emergency Alerts

- Community Warning System

 

Claims

Clerk of the Board

Liability Claims Manager, Risk Management - 925.335.1456

County Jobs

Search for Jobs


Request Job site support

Please use the form above  to describe the NeoGov JobSite support request or call directly (877) 204-4442 or email support@neogov.com.

 

BENEFITS: Medi-Cal, CalFresh, EBT, Foodstamps ...

Apply for Benefits:  Cash aid, Food Assistance (CalFresh), Medi-Cal (800-709-8348). Apply online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org or call 925-602-9379.
Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)  ... required method for recipients of Food Stamps, CalWORKs, Refugee, and General Assistance to receive benefits. Instead of sending food stamps and checks in the mail, benefits will be put into a special EBT account for the recipient.
211 - Contra Costa County  - Call this toll-free three-digit phone number for information about local health, legal and social services. Calls are answered 24 hours per day, 365 days per year by trained information and referral specialists at the Contra Costa Crisis Center.

  • IHSS - In Home Support Services
  • To Apply: East County - (925) 522-7673 | West - (510) 231-8299  | Central - (925) 363-3677
  • To reach your worker: East - (925) 522-7665 | West - (510) 231-8296 |  Central - (925) 363-3680
  • For Caregivers - IHSS Payroll: (877) 335-2171 |  How to complete timesheets.
 

Treasurer & Tax Collector

Pay Property Taxes

Payment history

 If you have not received an exemption application, call (925) 313-7481 for an application.

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Business property tax info - call (925) 313-7600

571-L - Click here to e-file Business Property Statements


 

Permits, Building, Property, Zoning, Codes

 

Animal Services

Pet Licensing Lost & Found Pets Animal Adoptions
Spay / Neuter Clinic Microchipping Dog Obedience Classes  (5 week @ Martinez Shelter)

Emergencies - Animal Control- 925-335-8300
Closed: Sunday & Monday. When closed contact Sheriff's dispatch for Animal Control: 925-646-2441

Martinez Shelter: 925-335-8300
Pinole Shelter: 510-374-3966

Animal Services Non-Emergency Request for Services online: use this form

 

Inmates - Custody - Records Unit

Inmate Info: 
Someone in Custody?

Call (925) 646-4496 for info, 24/7

Inmate Custody Status
Lookup & Release Notification

Records Unit - Sheriff's Dept.

925-335-1570

Warrent for arrest?

Superior Court Clerk - Criminal

925-957-5680

Inmate Privileges

(mail, commissary, depositing money, visiting)

Global Tel*Link
Customer service - 866-230-7761
Telephone service for inmates of state, county, and local correctional facilities. Inmates can call their families and friends by making collect calls or prepaid calls.

Inmate Mail
 

Sheriff, Crime Reports, District Attorney, Public Defender

Online Crime Reporting View crime reports in your neighborhood  

Sheriff's Dept.

District Attorney's Office - 925-957-2200

  • Victim Witness Assistance Center: (Central/East) 925-957-8650; (West) 510-374-3272

Public Defender's Office - 925.335.8000

Expunging Criminal Records: contact the Public Defender's office.  More info online from Sacramento county law library / and from CA Courts

Licensed DUI Programs

Identity Theft Victim Checklist (from CA State Dept. of Justice)

 

 

Foreclosure

County Foreclosures (Source: foreclosure.com) Foreclosure Prevention Assistance
California Foreclosure Laws (foreclosure.com) A Homeowner's Guide to Foreclosure in California  (CA Dept. of Real Estate)
Foreclosure Eviction Process in CA

Foreclosure Lists 

Foreclosure lists are posted at the Martinez Courthouse.

Contra Costa County Library (Antioch & Pleasant Hill) receive foreclosure lists twice weekly in the Contra Costa News Register

Please contact Clerk Recorder's Office for Request for Notice of Default.

 

Search the County Site!

only search Contra Costa County Website
 

Assessor, Property Assessment & Ownership

(925) 313-7400 

View Your Taxbill

Maps and Property Information:

Frequently Asked Questions  Official Forms 2013-2014 Request for Property Value (Prop 8)

 

Assessment Appeals   (925) 335-1901

When can I appeal my assessed value?

Under State law, if the January 1 market value of your property falls below the assessed or taxable value as shown on the tax bill issued in the same year, the Assessor's Office is required to lower the assessment. Appeals may be filed between July 2 and November 30 for the annual roll. Appeal forms can be obtained from and are filed with the Clerk of the Board.

 

Property Lookup

Contra Costa County GIS Map - CCMAP  "zoning, aerial photos, property information, flood plain and jurisdictional information."
 

Birth, Marriage, Death Certificate, Official Records

 

Clerk / Recorder's Office   (925) 335-7900 Hours:8-4:30 Mon-Fri

Correct/Amend Vital Records - CA Dept of Public Health

For Divorce Records, call Superior Court: 925-646-4099 or 925-646-2967

 

Recorded Documents, Liens, Deeds, etc.

Click here to obtain a copy of a recorded document online 
(925) 335-7900
Liens & Releases

Deeds - Sacramento County Public Law Library (includes grant and quitclaim deed forms)

 

Superior Court

Courthouse locations Case Files and Records
Court Forms and Forms Packets (Superior Court) Court Forms (Contra Costa Public Law Library)

 

Traffic Citations

Traffic Citation Payments
Traffic Court Contra Costa County Traffic Schools
Traffic & Ticket Basics
Frequently Asked Questions 
Clerk's Offices - Traffic Court (see offices below)

 Parking Citations: 925-953-8189

Citation Processing Center
 P.O. Box 22814
 Denver, CO. 80222-2814

Online:  www.remit-online.com/925023

Public Works

Main info line: 925-313-2000

Traffic volume, Transportation Engineering 925-313-2187. Also can contact Public Works depts for Cities

Road Maintenance - 925-313-7000

Permits - Application & Permit Center - 925-674-7200

 

Home Improvements - Assistance

Neighborhood Preservation Program
Provides loans to low and moderate-income persons to improve their homes by correcting health and safety problems and improving livability.

Energy Assistance
Designed to help low-income people cope with the financial burden of high energy bills. These programs include the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program's (LIHEAP) Housing and Energy Assistance and Weatherization programs, and the Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization program.

Water Conservation Rebates
Rebates for high-efficiency washing machine, water-efficient landscaping,high-efficiency toilet, and smart sprinkler timer.

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