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WHO DO I CALL?
 

ABANDONED SHOPPING CARTS...
Call the city's cart retrieval company - 800-252-4613. Or, call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3230 (24 hours a day). Be prepared to report the location (exact street address or nearest cross streets) of the shopping cart.

 

ABANDONED VEHICLE ON PUBLIC PROPERTY...
Call the Police Dept. - 626-570-5168.

 

ACT BUS...
Call 626-289-1220. Schedules and maps of bus routes are also posted online.

 
ALHAMBRA COURTHOUSE (L.A. COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, NE DIVISION)...
Superior Court Main Line 626-293-2195; Civil/Small Claims 626-293-2198;
Criminal Division 626-293-2199; Traffic (located at Pasadena Superior Courthouse,
300 E. Walnut Pasadena 91101); 626-396-3399. Click here for information.
 

ALHAMBRA HISTORICAL MUSEUM...
Call 626-308-8845. For museum information, click here.

ALMANSOR PARK GYM...
Community Services - 626-570-5052 or 626-570-5081.
 

AQUATICS PROGRAMMING / OPERATIONS...
Community Services - 626-570-5093.
  
AMERICAN RED CROSS - SG/Pomona Valley Chapter...
Blood Services - 626-799-0841
430 Madeline Dr., Pasadena, CA 91105
 

ANIMAL-RELATED COMPLAINT...
Call the L.A. County Animal Care & Control for all animal-related complaints - 562-940-6898. (Code Enforcement does not handle these issues.)
 

AUTOMOBILE CLUB (AAA)... 
Call 626-289-4491; 401 E. Main St., #101, Alhambra, CA 91801

BEE SWARMS... 
Call Public Works at 626-308-4874, if the swarm is on city trees. Call the SGV Mosquito & Vector Control District to report swarms or nests (outside, not on a structure). For nests or swarms (inside or on a structure), call a licensed pest control specialist.

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU...
Call 213-251-9696.
 

BIDDING OPPORTUNITIES...
Call the City Clerk - 626-570-5090 to obtain a bid packet for open bid/RFPs/RFQs.

 

BIRTH/DEATH/MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE or to
FILE FOR DIVORCE...

Births/deaths/marriages that occurred in Los Angeles County are handled by the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. For certificate information, call 562-462-2137. Click here for more information.

 

BUILDING PERMIT...
For a building, construction remodeling or occupancy permit, call Development Services at 626-570-5034.
  

BUILDING OR ZONING COMPLAINT...
Call the Building and Zoning Complaint Hotline - 626-300-1584, or complete the online interactive complaint form for matters such as illegal interior or exterior construction, garage conversions, canopies on private property, illegal business signs or banners, disrepair of property or fence/wall construction.
   

BULKY ITEM DISPOSAL... (furniture, large appliance, computer, etc.)
Call AWS - 888-742-5234, at least a day prior to putting items out on the curb. AWS will pick up to four items. Items should not be placed at curbside sooner than noon on the day prior to pick up (later in the day is recommended). Click here for procedural information.

 

BUS (ACT REPRESENTATIVE)
For schedules and maps of bus routes, call 626-289-1220. Also see  online schedule information.
 

BUS & RAIL PASSSES / TAP CARDS (METRO)...
Call the Finance Dept. - 626-570-5020.

 

BUSINESS LICENSE (NEW)... 
Call Development Services - 626-570-5034. To submit application and fees, or to RENEW A BUSINESS LICENSE, call the Finance Dept. -
626-570-5021.

 

CABLE/SATELLITE TV SERVICES...
Alhambra residents may use any company that services the Alhambra area, such as Verizon, AT&T, Direct, Dish or Charter. If you have a cable complaint, call Charter Communications at 866-499-8080 or write an email.
 

COUNCIL MEMBER...
Call the City Manager's office - 626-570-5011 and leave a message, or write an email. Individuals can also speak directly to the City Council by attending a city council meeting held every second and fourth Monday (5:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.) in the City Hall Council Chambers.
 

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA or PUBLIC RECORD or OFFICIAL CITY DOCUMENT... 
Call the City Clerk - 626-570-5090. City Council meeting agendas are posted online (typically, Friday after 3 p.m. prior to the meeting.)

For BOARD & COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS
click here.

 

CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY... 
Call the City Clerk - 626-570-5090. 
 

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT)...
Call the Fire Dept. - 626-570-3270, ext. 8100.

 

CONSUMER FRAUD COMPLAINTS...
Call the State of California - 213-620-4360.

 

CONTRACTOR COMPLAINTS...
Call the California State License Board (Pasadena Office) at 626-551-2011.
 

CURBSIDE HOUSE NUMBERS REPAINTED...
Call 626-570-5072. If you observe an unauthorized paint crew operating in your neighborhood, call the Police Dept. -
626-570-5151.

   

DOG LICENSE RENEWAL...
Call the the L.A. County Department of Animal Care & Control. Office Location: 11258 S. Garfield Ave., Downey, CA 90242; Phone: 562-940-6898. (The Alhambra Finance Department no longer accepts payments for animal licenses.)
 

ELDERLY CARE...
Call Case Management at 626-570-3220 for care issues with respect to a frail, elderly person.
For home-delivered meals for the elderly, call the YWCA at 626-858-8382.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES with the City of Alhambra...Click here or call the 24-Hour Job Hotline - 626-570-3295 for a recorded listing of jobs. For more information, call the Human Resources Department - 626-570-5095.
 

FENCE INSTALLATION...
Call Development Services - 626-570-5034, or visit the Development Services counter at City Hall. A building permit is not usually required, but a Zoning Clearance Permit is required for all fences. Bring a site plan of your property showing property lines, streets and building, and the location, length, height and design of the proposed fence. Front yard fences cannot exceed three feet (3'). A photograph of the property may help.
 

FILE A CLAIM AGAINST THE CITY...
Call the City Clerk's Office - 626-570-5090 for information and/or forms.
 

FINGERPRINTING SERVICES...
Fingerprinting is done by "live scan" through the Department of Justice.
 

FIRST-AID & CPR CLASSES hosted by the AFD...
Call 626-570-3270, ext. 7421.
 

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER PROGRAMS AND/OR HOME MODIFICATION ASSISTANCE...
Call the Development Services - 626-570-5037. For information,
click here.

 

GARAGE SALE...
Call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3231. A permit is NOT required, but only two garage sales may be held in a year. For more information, click here.
 

GRAFFITI...
Call the
Graffiti Hotline - 626-570-5072. Please provide: (1) Location of the graffiti including the street address; (2) Surface upon which the graffiti is painted; (3) Any other information that will help the city crew to locate and abate the graffiti.

 

GRAFFITI ON TRASH CANS...
Call 626-570-5011.
 

HAZARDOUS TREES, SHRUBS OR WALLS THAT ARE OBSTRUCTING TRAFFIC...
Call 626-570-5067 to report trees that have fallen onto the roadway, as well as trees, shrubs and vegetation that obstruct traffic or sight distance (at intersections, railroad crossings, curves, etc.).

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) DISPOSAL...
Call the County - 888-253-6252, or click here for information.

 

ILLEGAL BUSINESS ACTIVITIES IN A HOME OR GARAGE...
Call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3231.

 

ILLEGAL PARKING (street, alley, front yard at night, sidewalk, parkway, abandoned or inoperable)... Call the Alhambra Police Dept. - 626-570-5151.
 

INOPERABLE VEHICLE on private property...
Call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3231.

 

LEISURE CLASS REGISTRATION...
Call the Community Services Dept. - 626-570-3242, or visit the Alhambra Park Office, 500 N. Palm Ave. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For city-sponsored youth sports programs, call 626-570-5081. For senior programs & services, call 626-570-5056.

 

LOUD NOISE OF A MECHANICAL NATURE...
Call the Development Services Dept. - 626-570-5034.
 

LOUD NOISE SUCH AS CONSTRUCTION, DOMESTIC QUARREL OR DISTURBANCE OF THE PEACE...
Call the Police Dept. - 626-570-5168.

 

MALFUNCTIONING STREET LIGHT OR SIGNAL...
Call Public Works - 626-570-5074 with the following information: (1) Location of the pole, including street address; (2) Description of how the light is acting (blinking, completely burnt out, etc.); (3) Length of time that the light has been malfunctioning (if known).

 

NEIGHBOR DISPUTE OVER A TREE, BUSH, FENCE OR PROPERTY LINE...
Call the L.A. County Dispute Settlement Center - 213-974-0825.
 

NEW BUSINESS...
Call the Development Services Dept. - 626-570-5034 about licensing and other requirements in Alhambra. For a business license application and more information, click here.

 

OBSTRUCTION RELATED TO PUBLIC PROPERTY OR PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY...
Call the Public Works Dept. - 626-570-5067.
 

PARAMEDIC SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAM...
Call the Finance Dept. - 626-570-5020.


PARK FACILITY (PICNIC SHELTER) RESERVATION at a city park... Call 626-570-5044 or come to the Community Services Dept. at City Hall during regular business hours. Reservations can be made from 10 business days prior to your event or up to 3 months in advance. If it is less than 10 business days to your event, picnic areas will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parties may not rope off an area or put up their own reservation signs.

 

PARKING LOT/PARKING STRUCTURE...
For matters related to a city-owned parking lot or parking structure, call Public Works at 626-570-5067.

 

PARKING PERMIT...
Call the Finance Dept. - 626-570-5020 - for information about obtaining an annual permit ($60 per year for the first year and $60 upon renewal.

For a TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT PARKING
PERMIT,
click here.
 

PARKING CITATION received in the City of Alhambra...Call the Finance Dept. - 626-570-5020. To pay by credit card, call 1-877-236-2947, or pay ONLINE by credit card 24 hours per day. You can also pay at City Hall (Finance Department).  Contest a Parking Citation online.

For MOVING VIOLATION QUESTIONS, call the Municipal Court - 626-308-5531.

 

PARKING LOT ISSUE (ON CITY-OWNED PROPERTY)...
Call the Public Works Dept - 626-570-5067.

 

POTHOLES...  
Call the Public Works Dept. - 626-570-5072.
   

POST OFFICE...  
Call the Alhambra Post Office - 800-275-8777.
(Note: this location does not have a local number)

 

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE COMPLAINTS...
Call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3231.
 

PROPERTY TAX RELATED QUESTIONS...
Call the LA County Assessor - 213-974-3211.

 

RENTING A TRASH BIN... 
To dispose of bulky items, call Consolidated Disposal at 800-299-4898.
 

REPORT A DRUG OR ARSON-RELATED ISSUE ANONOYMOUSLY... 
Call We-Tip - 800-472-7766.
   

SECTION 8 (LOW-INCOME) HOUSING... 
Call the County of Los Angeles - 626-262-4510.
 

SENIOR CARE ISSUES...
Call Case Management - 626-570-3220.

 

SEWER PROBLEMS...
Call the Utilities Department - 626-570-5061.
  

SIDEWALK OR STREET IN NEED OF REPAIR...
Call 626-570-5067 to report dangerous street potholes, and public sidewalks that pose a safety risk to pedestrians and children due to being raised, cracked, dropped or badly scaled.

   

SECTION 8 (LOW-INCOME HOUSING)...
Call the (LACDC - Housing Authority)
700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801; 626-262-4510 TDD 855-892-6095
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

SEWER RELATED PROBLEM...
Call the Utilities Dept - 626-570-5061.

 

STREETLIGHT OR SIGNAL OUTAGE...
Call Public Works - 626-570-5072.
  

STREET SWEEPING ISSUE...
Call 626-570-5072
   
 

TENANT/LANDLORD DISPUTE...
Call the Housing Rights Center - 800-477-5977, or obtain free assistance at the Alhambra Civic Center Library, Fridays from 2-5 p.m.

 

TRASH CONTAINERS LEFT IN THE PARKWAY...
Call Code Enforcement - 626-570-3231.
 

TRAFFIC & STREET PARKING ENFORCEMENT MATTERS, including street sweeping violations and abandoned vehicles in the City of Alhambra...
Call the Alhambra Police Dept. - 626-570-5151. For other traffic-related tickets, call the Pasadena Courthouse - Traffic Division at 626-356-5265.

 

TREE TRIMMING OR TREE REMOVAL IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY...
Call Public Works (Tree Division) - 626-308-4874. If a city-owned tree in the front of your property needs care or trimming (or is dead or diseased), leave the job to the Public Works tree care professionals. Upon request, a city arborist will inspect the dead and/
or diseased trees in the parkway area.

 

TRASH CONTAINERS LEFT IN THE PARKWAY...
Call Code Enforcement at 626-570-3231.

 

UNLICENSED SOLICITOR...
Call Code Enforcement at 626-570-3231.

 

VOTER REGISTRATION...
Call the City Clerk's office - 626-570-5090.

 

WATER SERVICE OR TO REPORT A BROKEN WATER LINE OR PIPE...
Call the Utilities Dept. - 626-570-5061. If you are a new water customer seeking to set up service, a minimum deposit is required for single-family residences. There is no charge for a city employee to come out to turn on your water service, but your presence may be required. There may be a charge for service performed outside of regular working hours.

 

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