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Transient Occupancy Tax

(Unincorporated Areas Only)
Treasurer and Tax Collector
Rm. 462, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
222 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90012
Phone (213) 893-7908

Transit Operations

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-3968
Website: http://LAGOBUS.INFO

Administers and manages public transit services, such as shuttle buses and dial-a-ride services, within local unincorporated areas.
The website lists public transit services provided.

Trash Pickup

Public Works, Department of
County Garbage Disposal Districts
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (800) 404-4487

Treasurer And Tax Collector

Rm. 437, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012
Phone (213) 974-2111
Website: http://ttc.lacounty.gov/

Administers and manages the County treasury, providing for the collection, custody and investment of all County general, trust, school, and special district funds; bills and collects current and delinquent real (secured) property taxes, personal (unsecured) property taxes; bills and collects transient occupancy and utility user taxes for unincorporated areas of the County; issues and collects fees required under Los Angeles County business and public health licensing ordinances; collects monies owed the County for certain debts arising from the receipt of services provided through County resources.

Also, serves as the public administrator. Conducts investigations of decedents who resided or had property in Los Angeles County where no executor, legatee, or heir has sought to administer the estate; manages the estates of decedents when appointed by the Court. (See listing under Taxes, Collections, Licenses, Public Administrator or Auctions.)

Trees, Roadside

Public Works, Department of
Road Maintenance Division
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-3981
Website: dpw.lacounty.gov/general/dpwrequest

Maintains nearly 170,000 roadside trees. To request trimming information on a roadside tree, and tree trimming cycles, or to report a dead or potentially unsafe roadside tree, call or log onto the website.

To report tree problems requiring immediate attention, call (800) 675-4357.

Underground Tanks

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-3517

Veterans Advisory Commission

2615 S. Grand Ave., Ste. 100, Los Angeles 90007
Phone (213)744-4827

Formed in 1973 to study, advise, and recommend to the Board of Supervisors on special problems relating to veterans within the County. Composed of 10 veterans appointed by the Board of Supervisors and meets the second Wednesday of each month.

Veterans Advisory Commission

2615 S. Grand Ave., Ste. 100, Los Angeles 90007
Phone (213)744-4827

Formed in 1973 to study, advise, and recommend to the Board of Supervisors on special problems relating to veterans within the County. Composed of 10 veterans appointed by the Board of Supervisors and meets the second Wednesday of each month at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall.

Veterans Counseling Services

(See Military and Veterans Affairs)

Veterinary Public Health

(See Birds, Dead; See Animal Bites/Rabies)

Veterinary Public Health/Rabies Control Program
Public Health, Department of
313 N. Figueroa St, Rm. 1127, Los Angeles 90012
Phone (213) 989-7060
Fax: (213) 481-2375
Hotline to report dead birds/rabies (877) 747-2243
E-mail: vet@ph.lacounty.gov

Coordinates rabies control in Los Angeles County. Handles animal bite investigations and imposes quarantines on biting animals. Collects and tests dead birds for West Nile Virus and investigates bird die-offs. Investigates reported animal diseases and outbreaks. Collaborates with other investigative agencies.

Volunteer / Internship Program

Consumer Affairs, Volunteer / Internship Program (213) 974-9740
Human Resources, Veterans’ Internship Program (VIP) (213) 893-7810, Administrative Internship Program (213) 893-7810, Community-Based Enterprise Education Program, Internship Program (213) 893-7810.

 

Volunteer Program

Chief Executive Office
Rm. B-1, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012
Phone (213) 974-0187 or (213) 974-2619
Fax: (213) 633-4694
Website: http://ceo.lacounty.gov/wpp/volunteer.htm

County residents may volunteer for various County programs and projects.

Voter Fraud Hotline

Phone (800) 815-2666 (option 3)

Voting

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk -
Election Headquarters
12400 Imperial Hwy., Norwalk 90650
Phone (562) 466-1310
Website: www.lavote.net

Requirements for registering to vote:

You may register to vote if you are a citizen of the United States, will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election, and are not in prison or on parole for a felony violation.
Information on elections, voter registration, absentee ballots, deputy registrars, precinct officers, polling places, candidate filing and campaign financial statements.

Polling place location (800) 815-2666 (option 1)
Voter registration/Sample ballot inquiries (800) 815-2666 (option 2)
Voter Fraud Hotline (800) 815-2666 (option 3)
Election Information (800) 815-2666 (option 4)
or (562) 466-1310
Registering to vote (800) 815-2666 (option 5)
Absentee (vote by mail) ballots (800) 815-2666 (option 6)
or (562) 466-1323
Pollworker information or to offer
home as polling location
(800) 815-2666 (option 7) 
or (562) 462-2509
Candidate nomination procedures (562) 462-2317
Campaign finance disclosure (562) 462-2339
Multilingual (800) 481-VOTE
Voter Registration Request Line (800) 481-VOTE
(24 hours, seven days)                  
TTY (Hearing Impaired) (562) 462-2259

Re-registration:

If you have moved, changed your name or wish to change your political party affiliation, you must re-register.

When to register:

Eligibility to vote in an upcoming election requires that a person be registered 15 days prior to the date of the election.

Where to register:

Registration-by-mail forms are available throughout Los Angeles County, including most County buildings, city halls, fire stations, libraries, state motor vehicle offices, public assistance offices (DPSS, WIC), banks and post offices. For information, visit the website at www.lavote.net or call the Registrar of Voters at (800) 815-2666 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or the Voter Registration Request Line (800) 481-VOTE, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a registration-by-mail form.

Primary Election Day:

Presidential and Statewide primary elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June of even-numbered year, alternating every two years (i.e. June 2012 Presidential, June 2014 Statewide).

General Election Day:

Presidential and Statewide general elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years, alternating every two years (i.e. November 2012 Presidential, November 2014 Statewide).

Walt Disney Concert Hall

(See Music Center)

Water Quality (Storm Water)

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-4301
Website: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/wmd/npdes

Water Resources

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 458-6106
Website: http://dpw.lacounty.gov/wrd

Waterworks District

Public Works, Department of
900 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra 91803-1331
Phone (626) 300-3306

Water service bill payment:

Bills may be paid online, by U.S. mail or in person at any of the following field offices.

Main Office:
Cashier’s Office
900 S. Fremont Ave., Cashier’s Office (Mezzanine Floor)
Alhambra 91803
7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Mon. – Thur.)
Phone (626) 458-6399

Malibu Office:
23533 West Civic Center Way
Malibu 90265
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Fri.)
Phone (877) 637-3661

Antelope Valley Office:
260 East Ave. K-8
Lancaster 93535
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.)
Phone (877) 637-3661

Mail payment to: Los Angeles County Treasurer, P.O. Box 512150, Los Angeles, CA 90051-0150.

Pay online at lacwaterworks.org .

Questions may be directed to customer service representatives at (877) 637-3661, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Weed and Vertebrate Pests

Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department
Pest Management Division
12300 Lower Azusa Rd., Arcadia 91006-5872
Phone (626) 575-5462
Antelope Valley (661) 974-8803
South County (562) 622-0445

Provides advice and assistance to Los Angeles County residents for wildlife problems and concerns. May provide direct control of certain rodents, other mammals, birds, or invasive weeds. Develops integrated pest management plans for County departments and others.

Weed Hazard Abatement

Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department
Weed Abatement Division
12300 Lower Azusa Rd., Arcadia 91006-5872
Phone (626) 575-5484
Antelope Valley Area (661) 974-8803

Protects lives and structures from wildfires through clearing of weeds, brush, and debris from vacant parcels in unincorporated communities and contract cities.