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Santa Cruz County California Government

County Clerk Department

701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: 831-454-2060 or Toll Free 1-866-282-5900
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday

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