Electronic Recording Delivery System (ERDS) Regulations

Pursuant to the requirements of the Electronic Recording Delivery Act (ERDA) of 2004 and as authorized by the enactment of Assembly Bill 578, which added GC27390 through 27399, the Department of Justice (DOJ) ERDS Program has established Title 11, Division 1, Chapter 18, Articles 1 through 9 of the California Code of Regulations.

The ERDA authorizes a County Recorder, upon approval by resolution of the Board of Supervisors and System Certification by the DOJ ERDS Program, to establish an ERDS for the delivery, and, when applicable, return of specified digitized and digital electronic records that are an instrument of real estate transactions, subject to specific conditions, including system certification, regulation, and oversight by the ERDS Program.

All documents needed for application submission can be downloaded from the ERDS web page at http://ag.ca.gov/erds1 or obtained by contacting the ERDS Program at:

Department of Justice
CJIS Operations Support Bureau
Electronic Recording Delivery System Program
P.O. Box 160526
Sacramento, CA 95816-0526

Telephone:(916) 227-8907
Fax:(916) 227-0595
E-mail:erds@doj.ca.gov