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The Code Enforcement Division works in cooperation with other City departments in the issuance of permits and licenses and enforces various municipal codes relating to commercial, industrial, and manufacturing businesses as well as home officers. Inspections are conducted to ensure code compliance and to promote public health, safety, and welfare.

The following are the types of commercial inspection that are conducted by the City of El Monte Code Enforcement as required by the El Monte Municipal Code.

Certificate of Occupancy
When a business either opens, relocates, changes names or ownership, a Certificate of Occupancy is required. A field inspection is conducted by Code Enforcement to make sure the business is operation in compliance with the related codes and ordinances.
Commercial Real Estate Inspections

A real estate inspection has to be conducted before the sale of any commercial property within the City. The purpose of the inspection is to address all code violation that may exist on the property that will have to be corrected prior to the close of escrow.


Permit Committee Inspections
Annual inspections are conducted for certain types of businesses that are required to have an additional permit. Businesses included in this category consist of cabaret/dance, mobile vending, second hand dealer, used car dealers, etc.


General Information

City Hall West
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA. 91731-3293
(626) 580-2080
(626) 580-2293
Hours:  7:30 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.
  Monday through Thursday

Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays


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