The recorder may require the person submitting any deed, instrument or writing for recordation, or the person for whom said person is acting as agent, to furnish affidavits, true copies of relevant records or other documentary proof in order to:
Substantiate any claim that the deed, instrument or writing submitted for recordation is not subject to the tax imposed by this ordinance or is exempt therefrom; and
Establish the consideration or value of the interest or property conveyed and the amount of any lien or encumbrance remaining thereon at the time of sale.
(Added by Ord. 377-84, App. 8/31/84)