Parent-Child Exclusion From Reassessment

Who can use this service?

This service is for changes in property ownership between parents and children.  There are rules and limits on the amount of property value that can be excluded from reassessment.  Please read the instructions on the Transfer Parent-Child form or call the Assessor at (805) 781-5643 for more information.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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New Government Center

Monday - Friday 8-5

1055 Monterey Street Suite D360 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5643

Main Office Fax: (805)-781-5641

Real and Business Property Fax: (805)-788-2042

Public Service/Front Counter Fax: (805)-788-2041

Mapping and Transfers Fax: (805)-781-4034

Atascadero Office

Monday - Friday 8-4

6565 Capistrano Avenue Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6143

Fax: (805) 461-6159

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

In order to qualify for this exclusion, a properly completed, state-approved Transfer Parent-Child claim form must be flied timely with the Assessor.  If not timely filed, processing fees may apply.

What can be excluded from reassessment?

This exclusion includes transfers of a principal residence and up to $1,000,000 of full cash value (as defined) in other real property for each transferor/grantor.  This exclusion does not apply if the real property interest is part of a legal entity.

Who qualifies for an exclusion on transfers between parents and children?

This exclusion is for family transfers between parents and children that occurred on or after November 6, 1986.  "Children" includes natural, step and in-law relationships as defined by law.  It also includes children that were adopted before the age of 18.