Found 90 city services
Abandoned Items APPLY HERE
Affordable Housing FIND HERE
Alarm Permit APPLY HERE
The alarm permit application is applicable for both businesses and residences. The application can be printed out and must be filled out completely before being submitted to the City of Pasadena Business Services Section. Fees may apply.
Animal License APPLY HERE
Animal Licensing in the City of Pasadena is managed through the Pasadena Humane Society. Licensing your dog is required by every city. Dogs must be 4 months or older and be current on their rabies vaccination. Licenses are renewed each year but the tags are permanent.
Arts and Culture Grant APPLY HERE
Become City Vendor APPLY HERE
Start with the Purchasing office staff. Staff is available to explain the City’s purchasing policies and procedures, as well as to assist in adding your company to the City’s bid notification system. Your business commodity information will be used to potentially match you to specific goods or services advertised in the City’s bid notification system.
Birth And Death Records FIND HERE
The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Vital Records office maintains records of births and deaths that occur in the City of Pasadena.
Building and Safety Codes FIND HERE
Bulky Item Pick up APPLY HERE
Bus Arrivals FIND HERE
Did you know you can view all Pasadena Transit bus schedules and arrivals in real time? Check it out here: http://rt.pasadenatransit.net/rtt/public/
Bus Bench Repair FIND HERE
The Street Maintenance and Integrated Waste Management division is primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of the bus benches. If you know of or notice a bus bench in need of repair, please contact the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311
Bus Route FIND HERE
Business License Application APPLY HERE
The City of Pasadena welcomes you to the business community. We are pleased that you have selected our city for your business enterprise.
Centerline Ties Drawings FIND HERE
Christmas Tree Curbside Collection FIND HERE
Curbside pickup for Christmas trees will be available to Pasadena’s solid waste customers on their regularly scheduled collection days and routes during the first two weeks each January. Christmas trees may be trimmed to fit in yard waste container (Black Lid) for recycling.
Christmas Tree Recycling FIND HERE
Residents can drop off their trees for recycling from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m, on specified dates each year at the following locations: Eaton Blanche Park (3100 E Del Mar Blvd.) or Robinson Park (1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.) Please remove all stands, ornaments and lights
City Commissions FIND HERE
City Council Agendas FIND HERE
City Council Meetings FIND HERE
City Council Meetings are held Mondays at 6:30pm. Updated schedules, Agendas and Meeting Notes can be found here: http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/councilagendas/council_agenda.asp
City Manager Newsletter FIND HERE
The City Manager’s Weekly newsletter provides information on departmental programs and services as well as upcoming events. The newsletter is also used to expand upon any issues which may have been raised during previous City Council meetings. To view newsletters and subscribe to future newsletters, please visit http://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/city-manager/about/city-manager-newsletter/
Class or Activity FIND HERE
Collaborate PASadena FIND HERE
The shared vision of Collaborate PASadena is that the children of Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre all grow up in a safe, stable and supportive environment that prepares them for success in school and in life.
Commercial Business License APPLY HERE
Commissions and Committees FIND HERE
To view information on City Commissions, Committees and Boards that are established by Charter, Municipal Code or City Council; including meeting dates, locations and agendas, please visit http://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/commissions/
Community Development Block Grant APPLY HERE
Construction and Demolition Waste Management Requirements FIND HERE
Effective April 1, 2014, the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Ordinance (PMC Chapter 8.62) requires that certain construction and demolition projects divert at least 75% of waste either through recycling, salvage or deconstruction.
The construction and demolition application must be approved prior to hauling any C&D debris. Failure to submit this application for approval and to comply with any provision of the C&D Waste Management Ordinance may result in forfeiture of the performance security deposit. Please visit our website for more information and to download the application.
Contact at the City FIND HERE
Find general information, phone numbers, and contacts for the city.
Contract & Bid Opportunities FIND HERE
Doing Business With the City: Start with the Purchasing office staff. Staff is available to explain the City’s purchasing policies and procedures, as well as to assist in adding your company to the City’s bid notification system. Your business commodity information will be used to potentially match you to specific goods or services advertised in the City’s bid notification system.
Council District, School District, or Neighborhood Association FIND HERE
Crime (non-emergency) REPORT HERE
Dial A Ride APPLY HERE
Dial-A-Ride is a shared, curb-to-curb transportation service provided for residents who live in Pasadena, San Marino, Altadena, and the other unincorporated Los Angeles County areas in our service area (i.e., Chapman Woods, Kinneloa area, and the unincorporated area of the City of San Gabriel) who are 60 years and older or for those under 60 years with a physician-certified disability that prevents the use of regular public transit.
Election Information FIND HERE
Employment APPLY HERE
Work for the City of Pasadena.
Events FIND HERE
Find out what is happening in the city.
Ewaste and Document Shredding events FIND HERE
Residents and Businesses can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular free e-waste events. These events are held a few time a year in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park.
Facility Reservations FIND HERE
Please visit Pasadena’s Facilty Reservation and Recreation Programs site to view and register for recreaction activities or for use of a City facility or park area
Fiber Optic Services FIND HERE
Filming Information FIND HERE
Fire Department Presentation APPLY HERE
Food Facility Inspection FIND HERE
Fraud REPORT HERE
Report fraud or abuse.
Graffiti FIND HERE
To report graffiti on public property or to request services for removal from your private property, please contact the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311 or cityofpasadena.net/csc
Home Occupation Permit APPLY HERE
With the proliferation of computers and fax machines, more and more people are choosing to work from home. In the City of Pasadena, a Home Occupation Permit is required when a business is being operated in a residence in a residential district. The Home Occupation Permit is designed to ensure that the business will not have an adverse impact on the residential location. Zoning guidelines have been established to avoid excessive pedestrian and automobile traffic, noise, and indoor and outdoor storage. In addition, signs and advertising that draw attention to the property are prohibited.
Before a permit is approved, a field inspection must be conducted by a Code Compliance Officer to determine whether the proposed type of business satisfies the Zoning requirements for the residential location. In addition, the business owner must demonstrate an understanding of the permit requirements and a willingness to abide by them. Once approved and issued, a Home Occupation Permit is valid for two (2) years and is subject to a renewal fee.
Typical professional businesses operating from home include Architects, Accountants, Consultants, Graphic Artist, Word Processing, etc.
Homeless Resources FIND HERE
LED Webshop FIND HERE
Pasadena Water and Power has partnered with EFI to provide special discounts to our residential customers. Purchase LED light bulbs at nearly half the cost and from the comfort of your own home. With nearly a dozen LED light bulbs to choose from, you can easily find the LED bulbs that meet your household needs. The WebShop now also offers LED holiday string lights and advanced power strips at a discounted price.
Library Book FIND HERE
Library Branch FIND HERE
Library Card APPLY HERE
Library Fine PAY HERE
Marriage License Information FIND HERE
Marriage Licenses are issued through the LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. Applications and Information on locations for Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies can be found here: https://www.lavote.net/home/county-clerk/marriage-licenses-ceremonies/apply-for-a-marriage-license/apply
Minimum Wage Ordinance and Complaint Form FIND HERE
On July 1, 2016, the minimum wage increased for people who perform work in the city of Pasadena. The minimum wage will increase every year until 2018 when it will be $13.25 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees, and $12.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees. All employers in Pasadena must pay the increased minimum wage with few exceptions.
Moving Permit for Wide Load/Heavy Equipment APPLY HERE
Municipal Code FIND HERE
The Pasadena Municipal Code is administered by the Office of the City Clerk. The online version of the Code, which includes the City Charter, is maintained by Book Publishing Company and is updated regularly as new Ordinances are adopted by the City Council. If you are looking for more recent provisions which may not yet be included in the online version, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (626) 744-4124
News Article FIND HERE
Search the database to find current and historical newspaper citations about Pasadena. The index primarily includes citations from the Pasadena Star-News, the Pasadena Weekly, and the Pasadena Journal from 1996-Present, with some older material from these and other Pasadena news sources indexed as well. Some full text articles are also included.
Northwest Business Listing FIND HERE
Occupancy Inspection Program FIND HERE
The Occupancy Inspection Program is designed to ensure and enhance the quality and maintenance of the City’s single family homes, duplexes, and condominiums. This is achieved by conducting inspections of these dwelling units at the time of sale or change of occupancy. If during inspection, a dwelling unit is found to be in violation of the Housing Code, the property owner is notified of the violations and given a reasonable time to correct noted deficiencies. Upon correction of the violations, a Certificate of Inspection is issued and remains valid until the dwelling unit is either sold or rented again.
Schedule the inspection online today.
Parking Citation PAY HERE
Parking Permit APPLY HERE
Pasadena Transit Tickets PAY HERE
Pasadena Tree Ordinance FIND HERE
The City of Pasadena recognized the importance of trees by passing an ordinance that will protect the canopy of trees in Pasadena now, and in the future.
Permit FIND HERE
The Permit Center is a section of the Building & Safety Division of Pasadena’s Planning & Community Development Department. The Permit Center is where our staff provides all development review & permit services for our customers and embodies the highest level of customer service. We facilitate when possible, regulate when needed, and provide a single point of contact for our customers. In addition to the services we provide, there are links to other agencies that assist in the development process.
Polystrene Food Packaging Ordinance FIND HERE
On July 18, 2016, the Pasadena City Council voted to ban the sale and distribution of polystyrene disposable food service ware within Pasadena. The polystrene food packaging ordinance (PMC 8.67) took effect on August 22, 2016 at City Facilities and operations. Twelve months later on August 22, 2017, the ban will apply to Pasadena businesses and organizations.
Pothole Repair FIND HERE
Potholes in the street are the primary responsibility of the Street Maintenance and Integrated Waste Management Division. Should you see or notice a pothole in the street, please contact the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311
Problem or Complaint REPORT HERE
Public Health Clinics FIND HERE
Pasadena Public Health has the following Public Health Clinics: Adult Immunization Clinic, Andrew Escajeda Comprehensive Care Services Clinic, Child Immunization Clinic, HIV Testing Clinic and Tuberculosis (TB) Clinic.
Public Notices FIND HERE
Public Records Request FIND HERE
Find or request a public record.
Public Works Inspection Scheduler APPLY HERE
Recreation Class Registration FIND HERE
Please visit Pasadena’s Facilty Reservation and Recreation Programs site to view and register for recreaction activities or for use of a City facility or park area
Recycling Drop Off Locations FIND HERE
There are various locations in and around Pasadena to drop off recyclable materials.
Red Flag Conditions FIND HERE
In 2009, the Pasadena City Council unanimously accepted the recommendation of the Public Safety Committee to implement the proposed restrictions on parking within the urban-wildland interface (UWI) on days of extreme fire hazard, also known as Red Flag days. Streets where parking is restricted on Red Flag days are posted with appropriate “No Parking” signs. If signs are not posted, that street is not affected.
Register for NIXLE (Police Alerts) FIND HERE
Nixle is the primary system for the Police Department. Residents, visitors and businesses are encouraged to register at “nixle.com” to receive trusted alerts at no cost by cellphone text message, e-mail and/or the web. Registration is fast and easy and users set their personal level of notification and geographic areas.
Register for Pasadena Local Emergency Alert System (PLEAS) FIND HERE
The Pasadena Local Emergency Alert System, or PLEAS, uses both text and voice messages to keep residents and community members in Pasadena informed in case of emergencies that affect areas in which they live or work. With this information, residents and businesses can make arrangements to help ensure the safety of family members, employees, pets, and property in the event of fires, floods, earthquakes, or other types of disasters.
Residential Recycling and Refuse Information APPLY HERE
RV Parking Permit APPLY HERE
Sewer FIND HERE
The Street Maintenance and Integrated Waste Management division is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the City’s sewer system. Should you have any question regarding a City sewer line, please contact the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311
Sidewalk Repair FIND HERE
Sidewalk repairs are the primary responsibility of the property owner. However, if you have a sidewalk in need of repair and would like to have a temporary patch installed until the permanent repairs can be made, please call the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311
Sign up for PWP Service FIND HERE
To start or stop service with Pasadena Water and Power, complete the online application and you will contacted by a specialist directly.
Solar Initiative FIND HERE
The Pasadena Solar Initiative (PSI) is PWP’s commitment to a sustainable energy future through the promotion of renewable solar power. Through rebates, additional incentives and education, the Pasadena Solar Initiative aims to help its customers install 14 MW of solar power by 2017.
Standard Drawings FIND HERE
Storm Drains FIND HERE
The Street Maintenance and Integrated Waste Management division is responsible for the maintenance of the storm drains in the City. The LA County Flood Control District also has some drains that run through our City. Catch basins are area drains where surface water enters the storm drain system. Should you have any questions regarding drains or catch basins, please contact the Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311
Street Sweeping FIND HERE
The City of Pasadena street sweeping program consists of 38 separate or individual routes. The majority of routes are swept every two weeks. To find out when your area is swept, please contact the Citizen Service Center or visit the online street sweeping map http://pasgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapAndAppGallery/index.html?appid=2053f2c744304bf8a787eeee8f768b05&group=6db0dd784c344d05a28200515ad7b4ba
Trash and Recycling Pickup Schedule FIND HERE
- collection and disposal of refuse from municipal offices, libraries, parks and various business districts
- collection of recyclable material from municipal offices
- collection of commercial refuse and recyclables
- collection of bulky items (by appointment only) for those households with residential refuse service provided by the City of Pasadena.
Utility Bill Payment Assistance FIND HERE
PWP recognizes that some of our customers may need extra help to pay their utility bills. Through PWP’s Electric Utility Assistance Program (EUAP), we offer three income-qualified financial assistance programs for paying electric bills, and one program to help offset electricity costs associated with home medical equipment. These programs must be applied for in person at one of the locations listed below. (Please refer to the Southern California Gas Company if you need assistance paying your gas bill.)
Valet Permit APPLY HERE
Volunteer Opportunities APPLY HERE
The City of Pasadena is actively seeking volunteers to participate in our Volunteer Program. This program gives citizens an opportunity to learn about City government and operations, to form mutual partnerships with City staff and to build community relations. While assisting City services, participants gain valuable work experience and marketable skills.
Water & Power Bill PAY HERE
Water and Power Service APPLY HERE
Wheeled or Trailered Storage Container Parking APPLY HERE
Yard Sale Permit APPLY HERE