We encourage you to recycle your bulky items through charitable organizations and thrift stores. If you are unable to do so, the Bureau of Sanitation (BOS) will pick-up large or bulky household items, such as mattresses, couches, and other furniture from residents serviced by the City of Los ... (see full description)
The Department of Building and Safety is responsible for construction permit inspections within the City of Los Angeles. After obtaining the required permit(s) for the work you intend to do, you can request an inspection by using our Internet Request For Inspection System (IRFIS). IRFIS has the ... (see full description)
The Office of Community Beautification (OCB) operates a graffiti removal program. Requests for graffiti removal are referred to community-based organizations contracted through OCB or to other agencies. Work is performed using paint, chemical solvents or sandblasting/waterblasting, depending on the ... (see full description)
To report a potential code violation on a private property.
The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety is responsible for issuing construction permits such as building, plumbing, electrical, pressure vessel, elevator, heating, ventilating and air conditioning permits. A permit from the Department of Building and Safety is required for private property ... (see full description)
877 ASK-LAPD is the police department's primary non-emergency number. Use 877 ASK-LAPD for all of your non-emergency police needs. 877 ASK-LAPD is available 24 hours per day, in English, Spanish and TTY. Non-emergency requests for police service include reports of non-violent disputes, ... (see full description)
The LAPD is comprised of 21 geographical Area Community Police Stations and 4 Traffic Divisions. Police related information and services, telephonic and walk-in police reports, complaints. Includes Central, Devonshire, Foothill, Harbor, Hollenbeck, Hollywood, Mission, Newton, Northeast, North ... (see full description)
To report a streetlight outage on a metal/steel or concrete pole from within the LA City limits, dial 311; from outside of the LA City limits dial 213-473-3231. To report a streetlight outage on a wooden power pole call DWP at 800-342-5397.
For impounded or recovered vehicles. Commission Investigation Division (CID) is responsible for regulation of towing/storage and all charges levied by the Official Police Garage (OPG). Approved tow companies include: Viertels Tow, Swanney McDonald Tow, Absolute Hollenbeck Tow, 7th Street Garage, ... (see full description)
This handbook is a consolidation of all departmental clearances needed based on the type of project and its location. It provides plan checker engineers with the necessary information to properly refer permit applicants to the correct office for departmental clearance.