Frequently Called City Departments:


Bureau of Street Services (BOSS)

Street Improvement: (213) 847-5040


City Planning Department

General Information: (213) 482-7077


Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Contact Number: (213) 977-1600


Department of Building and Safety

Customer Call Center: (888) LA4-BUILD or (888) 524-2845 and (888) 833-8389


Department of Transportation (LADOT)

Frequently Called Phone Numbers list


Department of Cultural Affairs

Contact Number: (213) 202-5500


Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE)

Main Office:(213) 485-1360


Department of Recreation and Parks

Contact Number: (888) LA-PARKS (52-72757)


Graffiti Abatement

Contact Number: (800) 611-CITY (2489)


Los Angeles Housing Department

Customer Service & Information: (866) 557-RENT (7368); TDD: (213) 978-3231


Los Angeles Fire Department

Contact Number: (213) 485-5971


Los Angeles Police Department

Emergency: 911 Non-Emergency: (877) ASK-LAPD (275-5273)


Mayor’s Office

City Hall: (213) 978-0600


Public Works Dept. Of Engineering

Land Development Group: (213) 977-7095


All Other Departments, Inquiries, Problems, etc.

City Phone: 311 Outside City of LA: (800) 611-CITY (2489)

View detailed information on any property in the City of Los Angeles on the Zone Information and Map Access System (ZIMAS) including zoning and land use designations.