The state of California offers two types of marriage license.
The public marriage license and confidential marriage license. Both licenses can be purchased at any of the County Clerk offices, but there are a number of specially trained Notary Public's that are authorized to issue Confidential Marriage License to you in the comfort of your home.
The rules for the case of the Confidential Marriage License, used to be that the wedding ceremony had to take place in the county where the license was issued. But this is not the case anymore you can use the Confidential license in any County in California
Still, Los Angeles County offers some of the best wedding venues in the world.
You may also want to take the Confidential Wedding License into consideration for it's convenience and privacy. Convenience because you will need to deal with just one person from start to I do. Some wedding ministers and wedding officiants like me are authorize to issue a Confidential Marriage License in the comfort of your home, as well as marrying you to the location of your choice. And most important Privacy. The records are sealed and your personal information is not made public. Having your information protected is peace of mind.