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Abandoned Items APPLY HERE

Accessibility and Disability APPLY HERE

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. The ADA is a comprehensive civil rights law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability. It is also a declaration of equality for people with disabilities, including the statement of congressional intent “to assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.” It broadly protects the rights of individuals with disabilities in employment, access to State and local government services, places of public accommodation, transportation, and other important areas of life.

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.

Bulky Item Pick up APPLY 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.

Commercial Business License APPLY HERE

Community Development Block Grant 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.

Employment APPLY HERE

Work for the City of Pasadena.

Fire Department Presentation APPLY HERE

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.

Library Card APPLY HERE

Moving Permit for Wide Load/Heavy Equipment APPLY HERE

Parking Permit APPLY HERE

Public Works Inspection Scheduler APPLY HERE

Residential Recycling and Refuse Information APPLY HERE

RV Parking Permit APPLY HERE

Short-Term Rental Permit Online APPLY HERE

You will be provided with a Short-Term Rental Permit number upon approval of your online application.

A $100 permit fee applies. A 3% records management fee and payment processing fees also apply.

Read Short-Term Rental Regulations for complete instructions.

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 and Power Service APPLY HERE

Wheeled or Trailered Storage Container Parking APPLY HERE

Yard Sale Permit APPLY HERE

The City of Pasadena permits reasonable use of residential property for “yard sales” or “garage sales.” This ordinance establishes the limits for such sales, prevents excessive number of sales at any one property…