City Hall

City Hall  Operating Hours 
Monday through Thursday    
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fridays, Weekends, and Major Holidays   

*Please be advised that City hours and operations are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upcoming Holiday Closures 

  • Mon., October 12, 2020 (Indigenous Peoples' Day)
  • Wed.,  November 11, 2020 (Veterans Day) 
  • Thurs., November 26, 2020 (Thanksgiving Day)                                                                                                                             

Please do not visit City Hall, if  you are sick or have the following symptoms: fever, cough or shortness of breath.  

*If you plan to visit City Hall, please wear your face mask and practice safe distancing for safety and health measures.

COVID-19 City Operation Hours 

  • City Council Meetings are conducted virtually and live-streamed on our website. The City Council Chambers is closed to the public. For upcoming meetings, agendas, and information on how to participate in the meetings, visit
  • Building and Safety Division Modified Hours (Effective October 6, 2020):
    • Mondays: 7 am to 5 pm  Non-Appointment Hours 
    • Tuesday through Thursday: 
      • 7:30 am to 11:30 pm By Appointment Only 
      • Closed 12 pm  to 1 pm on Tuesdays 
      • 1 pm to 5 pm  Non-Appointment Hours 
      • To schedule an appointment, please call (626) 579-6540 ext. 3275.
  • Senior Meals: For our regular Elderly Nutrition Program participants of South El Monte, they receive five frozen meals a week for a suggested donation of $10. For more information, call the Senior Center at 626-448-0131, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm
  • Recreation Facility Closures: The following facilities are closed until further notice: Aquatic Center, Community Center, Senior Center, Boxing Gym, Basketball Courts, and Reservation Halls.
  • City Parks: All City parks (Mary Van Dyke, New Temple and Shively) have reopened  to the general public with restrictions (Effective October 3,2020) . View restrictions.
  • Street sweeping parking enforcement has resumed. (Effective July 1, 2020) 
  • Yard/Garage Sales are Not allowed in the City until further notice, in accordance with the LA County Department of Public Health.
  • Business Licenses (New/Renewal) are done online
  • Report Issues in the community: online or via the smartphone app; GORequest. 

We apologize for any inconvenience these measures may have caused, however the well-being of our community and staff is the City’s highest priority. Please visit our Facebook page for updates as well.