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To register your child for swim lessons, call Community Services at (626) 308-2875 or look in the Summer Grapevine Guide for information.
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.
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 2016 California Codes plus local amendments. However, starting January 1, 2020, the 2019 California Codes with local amendments will be in effect.
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.
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.
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.
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. Email The City Council
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:
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!
We are located in the historic Mission District of San Gabriel at 425 S Mission Dr. City Hall is open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For general information please call: (626) 308-2800 To find the name of a specific staff person please open the staff directory. Staff Directory
The city of San Gabriel is in the 27th congressional district, the 22nd senate district and the 49th assembly district. Judy Chu represents the city in congress, Susan Rubio represents the city in the senate and Ed Chau represents the city in the assembly.
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.
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We are happy to announce our new box office services! With many events presented by independent producers, not all performances are available immediately for purchase via our website or box office number. There will be a transition period where new events become available through our box office as they are added. Call our box office for more information or refer to the event page for the event for which you wish to buy tickets. All tickets subject to all applicable facility fees and service charges. No refunds, exchanges, cancellations. Click here to view events available for online purchase. To buy tickets in person, come to the Playhouse Box Office Tuesdays or Thursdays from 12:00pm-5:00pm. You can also call the Playhouse Box Office at (626) 308-2868 during this time to purchase over the phone.
We welcome your support and involvement! Click here to learn more about volunteering at the historic Mission Playhouse. You’ll also find details of how to make a tax-deductible contribution here.
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.
Please call 626.308.2875 for updated regarding picnic reservations and COVID-19 restrictions.
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.
The U.S Department of State has stated that applicants should expect significant delays due to COVID-19.
Our passport services are currently suspended until further notice.
Due to COVID-19, our passport services are currently suspended. For updates, please visit our Passport Website.
Our hours are Monday - Friday, starting at 9:00 a.m. and last appointment at 4:00 p.m.
We also have appointments on the 1st Saturday of the month. To set up your appointment, contact the Community Services Department at 626-308-2875.
We look forward to assisting you!
Community Services is located at 250 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel 91776. For more information on passports, visit www.travel.state.gov.
Passport books are $110 for ages 16+ and $80 for children under 16 (regular service). Passport cards are $30 for ages 16+ and $15 for children under 16 (regular service). For those wishing to expedite their application, an additional $76.48 fee will be required. All passport fees listed above are payable to the Department of State, by check or money order ONLY.
Separately, a $35 Processing and $10 photo fee (if applicable) are payable to the City of San Gabriel, by Visa, MasterCard, cash, or check.
Proof of citizenship such as original embossed birth certificate or Certificate of Naturalization, valid government issued identification (driver’s license), photo, completed application, expired passport (if applicable), and check or money order for payment.
Video : How to Apply for a U.S PassportVideo : How to Renew Your Passport.Video : How to Apply for Your Child’s Passport.
Yes, both parents must be present if the minor is 15 or younger.
Video : How to Apply for Your Child’s Passport.
In order to keep information as accurate and consistent as possible, our passport agents must process applications in English.
If English is not your first language, please bring a relative or friend who can serve as a translator. The translator must provide their I.D.
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Yes, the department has two K9 units, one for the day shift and one for the night shift.
• 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. File a Report
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
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.
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