City Council has regular meetings every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.
Wild animals should be treated with caution. If you encounter wild animals, please stay away. Please review helpful tips and resources when it comes to wild animals. Once you are safely away, you may contact the Pasadena Humane Society at (626) 792-7151.
To initiate or revitalize your Neighborhood Watch Group, please contact the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station at 818- 248-3464.
Please review our public engagement section to understand an open meeting forum.
You may email the city council as a group or individually from the City Council page.
You may contact code enforcement by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 818-790-8881
Dial-a-Ride is a curb-to-curb rideshare service which provides transportation within the cities of La Cañada Flintridge, Glendale, and Pasadena (west of Lake Avenue), and in the County unincorporated communities of La Crescenta, Montrose, and Altadena.
Bees and hives on private property can be removed by hiring a bee control service company. If you observe a bee problem on public property, please contact the Public Works Department at 818-790-8882
Yes, dogs/cats are allowed throughout the City as long as they are on a leash no longer than six feet and are in full control of their custodian.
The City offers tours to classes and youth groups. If you are an instructor or youth leader, please call City Hall at 818-790-8880 to schedule a tour.
The City does not accept payments over the phone. For planning, building, and public works permit invoices. You may pay remotely by credit or debit card through the ConnectLCF portal. Please review the Paying Invoice instruction sheet. For all other invoices, you may pay in person or by mail to the address on the invoice. The City accepts cash, check or money orders as payment for all invoices.
Public Records Request FAQs
Under the Public Records Act, the City has ten (10) calendar days to respond to any request for public documents by indicating whether the records exist and/or making the records available.
You must complete a Request for Public Records form. For more information, please visit the Public Records request on our website or contact the City Clerk’s Office.
Vehicle decals allow law enforcement to know which contractor has a current City business license. If no vehicle decal is displayed, the driver may be cited for failing to comply with the City’s regulations.
Business activities that are conducted, carried on, managed or operated within the City, whether done by the owner, or by means of an officer, agent, manager, employee, etc. are required to obtain a business license.
You can obtain a business license by visiting the Business Licenses webpage, or you can apply in person at City Hall.
July-Sept: Normal rate of Generals- $160/ Sub-Contractors $90/ Homeowner as Contractor $75
Oct-Dec: Generals- $120/ Sub-Contractors $67.50/ Homeowner as Contractor $56.25
Jan-March: Generals- $80/ Sub-Contractors $45/ Homeowner as Contractor $37.50
April-June: Generals- $40/ Sub-Contractors $22.5/ Homeowner as Contractor $18.75
We run on a fiscal year, therefore our license all expire June 30th of every year.
During the renewal period, it can take up to four weeks to process your application. During the non-renewal period, an application will be processed within a week.
On June 1st, the City launched a new online business license system through ConnectLCF. The system allows you to apply and renew completely only.
Since this is the first year with the system, if you are renewing a business license, please follow the same steps as applying for a new business license. In the following years, the renewal process will be even simpler.
Please see how-to guides including how to register for ConnectLCF and how to Apply for a Business License.
The Business License Division can verify a single business over the phone or at the counter. For multiple verifications, you will need to submit a Public Records Request to the City Clerk’s Office.
Use the cancellation form on the Business License page.
Yes, the City requires owners to license their dogs annually. Dogs must be four months of age or older and have had their rabies vaccination. To renew or obtain a dog license, please click here.
You can access building permit information on City’s website via ConnectLCF. Please check our guide for searching a record.
No, we only provide business licenses for The City of La Cañada Flintridge. For La Crescenta or Montrose, please contact either City of Glendale or Los Angeles County (this is dependent on your jurisdiction).
Yes, if you are a business (not an out of city contractor) you must pay the whole year.
No, just Contractors out of City jurisdiction.
For security reason, the City does not accept payments over the phone. You may pay for your business license online using the invoice number.
Parking Restrictions & Citation FAQs
If your street has parking restrictions, you may apply to obtain parking permits. Parking permits are valid for only the street the resident lives on. Permits are valid for one calendar year (January 1st to December 31st) and will need to be renewed annually.
Parking citations can then be paid via telephone, online, or mail. You can call to pay a citation at (800)989-2058. You can pay online at www.CitationProcessingCenter.com, or you may send in a citation payment via mail to:
City of La Cañada Flintridge
c/o Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
NewPort Beach, CA 92658-0479.
Employment Opportunity FAQs
The City uses the Department of Industrial Relations minimum wage standard.
You may request a paper copy of the City’s established Salary Resolution by submitting a public records request. You may also get a digital copy here.