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To register your child for swim lessons, call Community Services at (626) 308-2875 or on-line at SGPR.org.
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am to 11:00 am, evenings 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., and on Saturday between 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Spring Swim is available March - April.
Summer Swim is available June - August.
The wading pool is open daily during the Summer months from 9 am – 3:30 pm and on Tuesdays from 7 – 9 pm
The wading pool is located at Smith Park, 232 West Broadway.
The pool is open for recreational swimming beginning when school is out in June through mid August.
Swim lessons cost $40 per student for a 2 week cycle.
You can sign up each student for one class per cycle, 1 cycle at a time.
The City’s address numbers go from the 100 block to the 2000 block. County address numbers are the 5000 to 8000 numbered blocks. Use our Service Locator to find out if your address is County or in San Gabriel City limits. If you are still unsure open the attached map for the City boundaries. If you are still uncertain, contact us for help at (626) 308-2806.
You can confirm the time frame by visiting our website and searching "building inspections". The schedule is posted by 7:30am the day of inspection.
Staff will advise you of the next available date.
This is coordinated through the Community Development Department at (626) 308-2806.
Yes, if the work authorized on the site by such permit has not commenced within 180 days or is suspended and/or abandoned for a period of 180 days after its issuance. A new code cycle is adopted every 3 years. Expired plans may need to be revised to meet the current code cycle.
We use the 2022 California Codes plus local amendments.
Yes, in all cases.
Due to the complexity of every project, plan check fees will be determined by the Community Development Department during counter hours or at (626) 308-2806 ext. 4629.
Inspections allow the City to ensure the safety of buildings. Multiple inspections may be necessary at various points in the project so that the inspector can view components that may be covered during subsequent construction.
If changes are made after plans have been approved and issued, you must clear the changes with the Building Division and any other divisions depending on what is changing. Clearing changes can often take place over the counter, but changes do need to be addressed before the inspector arrives. The types of inspections that will often be required include:
This type of inspection is when the Building Inspector conducts an inspection of illegal construction, fire / collision damage to structures, or complaints and problems that come to the City's attention pertaining to Building & Safety.
Conducted by a special inspector that is specified in the plan to complete the necessary oversight. The deputy inspector is from an outside source and is not a member of the Building Division.
Note: Other inspections may be required in addition to the ones listed above depending on the project
The San Gabriel City Council meet every first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers located at City Hall. Click the link for more information.
If you would like agendas for other city board meetings click here.
Yes. The City Council values and welcomes your comments. The Assistant City Clerk is available to assist members of the public attending the meeting and wishing to address the City Council. Please complete a speaker card which is located at the table in the lobby area and present it to the Assistant City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. When your name is called, step up to the podium and state your name for the record. The City Council, pursuant to the Brown Act, will not answer any questions and may refer matters as appropriate to the responsible department for research, response or to provide further information.
To reach a City Council member, please call the Administration office at (626) 308-2805, or visit https://www.sangabrielcity.com/87/City-Council to email any specific councilmember. Individuals can also speak directly to the City Council by attending a city council meeting held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber located at 425 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776.
Contact Neighborhood Improvement Services at (626) 308-2826 or file a report online. NIS works closely with the San Gabriel Police Department and Community Development Department to help maintain safe and attractive neighborhoods throughout the city by addressing violations of the San Gabriel Municipal Code.
Reports may be filed using any of the following methods:
Community Services Commission meetings are held the first Monday of each month from October through June at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers located at 425 South Mission Drive.
General Application Information
A variance is an exception to a zoning restriction which allows use of the land outside the requirements of the zoning for that area. Variances can be given by a locality for businesses that present valid reasons for the variance and who can show that the variance will not lessen property values or interfere with use of the property by current residents. Economic Development Division
The City has also partnered with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to help existing and new businesses by offering free services. These services include assistance with business and marketing plans, financial assistance, internet technologies and more. You should also contact the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office in the Mission District at 415 S. Mission Drive for assistance. To learn more about the services they provide please visit their website. SBDC
City of San Gabriel elections are conducted by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RRCC) pursuant to Senate Bill 415. As the local Elections Official, the Chief City Clerk assists candidates in meeting their legal responsibilities before, during, and after an election, including the filing of campaign disclosure documents; and prepares reports and legal documents necessary for election coordination with the RRCC.
Elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March of even-numbered years.
To become a candidate for elected office (City Council Member, City Clerk, or Treasurer), you must be a registered voter and reside in the City at the time nomination forms are issued to you.All required forms and guidelines to run for office will be available from the City Clerk Department approximately five months before the election. Potential candidates are requested to schedule an informational appointment with the Chief City Clerk.
You may obtain the required forms in the City Clerk Department, 425 S Mission Drive, or you may download forms from Fair Political Practices Commission website: http://www.fppc.ca.gov/learn/campaign-rules.html
The forms required include:1. Forms 501: Candidate Intention Form – To start the candidate process.When to file: Before you solicit or receive any contributions or before you make expenditures from personal funds on behalf of your candidacy.2. Form 410: Campaign Committee Form – If raising or spending $1,000* or more.When to file: Within 10 days of receiving $1,000* in contributions. The date this form is postmarked is the date it is considered filed.Where to file: Original filed with Secretary of State; copy given to City Clerk Department.*The personal funds of a candidate or officeholder used in connection with seeking or holding elective office are contributions and are counted toward qualifying as a recipient committee. However, personal funds used to pay a candidate filing fee or a fee for the statement of qualifications to appear in the ballot pamphlet are not counted toward the $1,000 threshold.
Ballots are counted at the RRCC headquarters in Norwalk. Unofficial results are posted on their website at https://lavote.net until final election results are certified. Updates are also available on the City of San Gabriel website. Once the election results have been certified, they are presented to the City Council at the next regular or special City Council meeting.
Although the process might vary slightly depending on the position and the needs of the organization, these are the typical steps for a full-time position recruitment process: Step 1:Application materials are accepted until the closing date listed on the job announcement. Please note that applications must be submitted online at jobs.sangabrielcity.com by the indicated deadline. Step 2:After the closing date, all applications will be reviewed and narrowed down to the top candidates. This process typically takes approximately one month, but can take longer or shorter depending on the recruitment. Step 3:A 1st Interview will be held for the top candidates. All applicants, whether selected for an interview or not, will be contacted by the Human Resources Department, either by phone, email, or U.S. Postal Mail. The 1st interview is typically a panel interview, with 3-4 raters. There may be a practical exam as well, and might occur simultaneously with the 1st interviews or later in the process. Step 4:Typically, the Human Resources Department will assemble an Eligibility List at this point, based on the results of the 1st interviews, and will notify all candidates of their status on the Eligibility List. (Being on an Eligibility List for a given position means that you might be called for further consideration at any point during the life of the List, which is typically one year.) Step 5:A 2nd interview will be held for the top candidates of the Eligibility List. Please note that being on the Eligibility List is not a guarantee of further consideration. The 2nd interview is typically more informal and with only 1-2 panelists, often including the appropriate department head or supervisor of the vacant position. A practical exam (noted above) may occur at this point. Step 6:After 2nd Interviews, reference checks are typically conducted, and a preliminary job offer is made, contingent on successful passage of a pre-employment physical. Please keep in mind that this is only an example of a typical process, and that the steps may vary significantly for different recruitments, depending on the needs of the position, and that it may take several weeks to proceed from one step to the next. Rest assured though, we won’t forget about you!
Although the city of San Gabriel is serviced by five water companies, most customers are serviced by the County Water District. The attached map shows the service areas of each company. If you have additional questions about your service please contact the company for more information.
Athens Services has an exclusive franchise for trash disposal service in the City. Call (888) 336-6100.
A property owner may submit an address change request to the city with the proper payment. Please use the attached form to make your request.
You can view the L.A County Assessors website.
Please submit a request online or call Public Works at (626) 308-2825.
Residents and businesses can find helpful information for disposing of hazardous waste and e-waste by clicking the link for Clean LA or by contacting the Los Angeles County Public Works Department at (888) Clean LA.
If you would like to contest the ticket, you may go to the Police Station, 625 S. Del Mar between 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. every morning, or 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every evening, seven days a week. You may also pay the ticket, or contest it in writing, or online at www.paymycite.com.
You are allowed to have a yard, garage, or estate sale for two consecutive days every six months. A permit is required; there is an $11 for the permit. You may pick up the permit at City Hall by presenting identification with the San Gabriel address on it.
We are located in the historic Mission District at 425 S Mission Dr. City Hall is open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For information, please call (626) 308-2800.
San Gabriel Unified School District - (626) 451-5400Garvey School District - (626) 307-3400 School Districts
Yes. The San Gabriel Recreation Office is a designated Passport Acceptance Agency, authorized by the U.S. Department of State to accept Passport applications. Click the link for information. Or call (626) 308-2875. Office is located at 250 South Mission Drive.
To submit a question to the city of San Gabriel using the website, select the link below and complete the following form. You can also contact the City to speak with a staff person. The phone number is (626) 308-2800 or send an email to us at City Hall.
There are federal and California resources for first-time qualifying homebuyers. Click the link to visit their websites.
Housing Resource Center
The San Gabriel Public Library is located at 500 S. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel, CA 91776. For general information call: (626) 287-0761.
Visit the Mission Playhouse website or give us a call at (626) 308-2865.
Visit our event listings page on our website to learn about upcoming events. We're always adding performances to our schedule so check back often!
Tickets are available for purchase at our Box Office open Thursdays from 3:00pm 7:00pm or online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets bought online are subject to additional service and processing fees.
Please note: With some events presented by independent producers, tickets may not be available for advanced purchase through our Box Office. Please read the event’s listing on our website for information on how to purchase tickets for a show.
Please send an email to Playhouse Manager, Chris Hulen at firstname.lastname@example.org with your rental inquiry.
To receive our monthly e-newsletter and/or our occasional mailer, send a message to email@example.com. We will not share your email with others.
If you are thinking about renting the Playhouse for an event and would like to look around first or you would like to schedule a tour for your school/organization, email Playhouse Manager, Chris Hulen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The parking lot adjacent to the Playhouse has 178 parking spaces. Parking on event days is $15. There is no charge for parking on non-event days. Additional parking can be found at a lot about 1/2 block west of the Playhouse and on nearby streets.
Within a 1-2 minute walk of the Playhouse, there are quite a few places to get a bite to eat, or grab coffee, tea, or dessert including a food hall next door to our theater.
Send a message to email@example.com or call (626) 308-2865.
Click here to view current job openings to join our team. If you would like to donate to the Playhouse, click here.
You will need to complete an application form, available on our website or at City Hall, listing your name, address, phone number and reason for needing the permit to get a parking permit. If you live in an apartment, the landlord or manager must indicate the number of parking spaces assigned to your unit and sign the application. You must also list all of the vehicles at the household, regardless of how many permits you want. Please email application and registration for all vehicles to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once reviewed and approved you will be contacted for an appointment. Appointments are required to purchase.
If you would like a one-year permit ($129) or six month permit ($108) all of the registrations must have the current San Gabriel address printed on them. Temporary overnight permits ($4.00 per night) purchased from either of the two machines in town (in front of the police station at 625 S. Del Mar Ave. or in front of the Community Services Building, 250 S. Mission Dr., or online at www.paymycite.com) may be registered at any address.
Temporary overnight parking permits can be purchased in person, 24 hours a day, at vending machines located in front of the Police Department at 625 S. Del Mar Avenue or in front of the Parks and Recreation Building at 250 S. Mission Drive or online for $4.00 per night.
Note, when requesting a temporary parking permit:
Smith Park & Vincent Lugo Park Hours : 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. daily.
Marshall Park : 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. daily.
Please call 626.308.2875 for updated regarding picnic reservations and COVID-19 restrictions.
There are picnic areas for rent at Smith Park, Marshall and Vincent Lugo Park. There are three areas at Vincent Lugo Park, two picnic areas at Marshall Park and one area at Smith Park. Please call Community Services at (626) 308-2875 for reservation prices and additional information.
Smith Park & Vincent Lugo Park
Yes, vendors such as taco carts are allowed as long as there is cardboard or plastic set down to protect the grass or concrete.
No, unfortunately food cannot be cooked onsite at this location.
No, there are no electrical outlets available for public use.
Property is oftentimes held by the police department for a variety of reasons including seizure as evidence to a crime, safekeeping after an arrest, found property, or the storage/impound of a vehicle. Depending upon the circumstances, the release of property will often require the approval of a supervisor and in all cases will be released by appointment only by contacting the Evidence & Property Technician at (626) 308-2855.
Authorization for the release of stored or impounded vehicles can be obtained at any time in the police department lobby and are subject to a $155.00 service charge (except recovered stolen vehicles), as well as additional storage fees imposed by the towing company.
Our lobby is open for police business 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For business with our Records Bureau and/or information on obtaining a police report, the Records Bureau is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5p.m.; excluding holidays. You may contact the Records Department via email at Records@SGPD.com
Yes, the department has two K9 units, one for the day shift and one for the night shift.
Yes, certain types of reports can be filed immediately online for your convenience that meets the following criteria: •The incident is not an emergency •The incident occurred within the City of San Gabriel •There are no known suspects In addition, you must provide an email address to file an online report and it is usually reviewed and approved by department staff within a few days. Once approved, a free copy will be sent to your email for your records. Please click the “File a Report” link to start the process and obtain further information on what types of reports can be filed online.
Religious and political solicitors do not need a permit or Solicitation Notice of Intention, but will need to abide by permitted hours and signage.
No handbills or flyers may be left on vacant property, fences, vehicles, utility poles, street signs or other public property.
No handbills or flyers may be placed in or on US Postal Service mailboxes.
No handbills or flyers may be left on any premises with signs posted that read “No Handbills,” “No Soliciting,” or the equivalent.
No child under the age of 10 may solicit for charitable or religious purposes unless accompanied by a responsible person 18 years of age or older.
San Gabriel Municipal Code
Please submit a request online or call Public Works at (626) 308-2825.
Streets are swept once every two weeks. For service questions, contact Public Works at (626) 308-2825 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays.
For additional information, please call Community Services at (626) 308-2875. TAP Reduced -Fare Passes
You need to complete a Tree Removal/Trimming Permit request for private property and submit it to the Community Development Department. Your request will be approved or denied within a week of the receipt of the completed application. If you have questions or concerns regarding your permit, please call the Community Development Department at (626) 308-2806.
Because mature trees are protected by the San Gabriel Municipal code, residents should apply for a free permit before pruning or trimming their tree to be certain it's okay to do so. Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure. Forest trees grow well in a natural environment. However, landscape trees need a different level of maintenance. Pruning should be done with an understanding of how the tree responds to each cut. Improper trimming can cause damage that will last for the life of the tree, or worse, shorten the life of the tree entirely.
Trees in the parkway are maintained by the City. Please submit a request online or call Public Works at (626) 308-2825.
Please also note that it is required that you file a new form each time you move or have a name change.
You may register by completing a registration-by-mail form. Forms are available throughout L.A. County at most County buildings, city halls, fire stations, libraries, state motor vehicle offices, and post offices. You can apply on–line at: www.lavote.net
For additional information view the Election Information FAQs. Voter Registration