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City of Alhambra - Community Development Department

The Community Development Department assists business owners and developers through the City's review and approval process, and works to encourage business growth and development.  For more information, call 626-570-5034.

City of Alhambra – Finance Department, Business Licenses

The Finance Department issues business licenses to new and existing businesses. For more information, call 626-570-5021.

Alhambra Civic Center Library

The Alhambra Civic Center Library offers a wealth of resources, guides and information on all aspects of business. For more information, call 626-570-3212.

Alhambra Chamber of Commerce

The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce provides members with numerous services including seminars, clinics and other marketing opportunities. Local chambers can help you boost business by helping professionals network and promote themselves in new ways. For more information, call 626-282-8481.

Alhambra Downtown Association

Downtown Alhambra is a ‘Business Improvement District’ established to promote the Downtown through promotions, advertising, and other programs; to encourage the financial well being of Downtown businesses; and to make Downtown Alhambra a more attractive place to conduct business.  The Downtown Association is managed by the
Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of and elected by assessed business owners in Downtown Alhambra.

The Downtown Association also advocates for businesses and serves as a representative with government agencies and other organizations when addressing issues specific or pertinent to the Downtown.

Downtown Association meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce, 104 South First Street  Meetings are open to all members and participation is greatly encouraged. Please call 626-282-5767 for more information.

Blue Recycle Bin



The blue container for recyclable items is for disposing glass jars and bottles, plastic jars and bottles, metal and aluminum cans, and all clean paper. View a list of items you can and can't recycle. Do not place clothes in your recycling cart or leave large bags of clothes on the curb as Republic Services will not pick them up. Take them to a charity or Goodwill collection site. (Download a list of items accepted/not accepted by Goodwill).  Local donation centers include:

  • The Salvation Army, 1010 East Main Street, Alhambra, call 626-281-2100 or 1-800-SA-TRUCK
  • Vietnam Veterans of America, call 1-800-775-VETS or 1-800-775-8387
  • Goodwill Pasadena Donation Center, 112 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, call 626-449-3721

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

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