1.    Los Angeles City
Los Angeles City Main Website

2.    Los Angeles Police Department
This site contains information about community Police Stations, community events, crime prevention, crime statistics and wanted information, frequently requested phone numbers, and frequently asked questions. If this is an emergency call 911. For non-emergency police matters call (818) 734-2223.

3.    Fire Department
If this is n emergency call 911 Deputy Chief Trevor Richmond Valley Bureau Fire Station 83 4960 Balboa Blvd. Encino, CA 91316 818-728-9921

4.    Los Angeles Unified School District-School Board
Board of Education Member Scott Schmerelson 333 South Beaudry Avenue, 24th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90017 Telephone:213-241-6389

5.    Council District 4 - Nithya Raman
Sherman Oaks Office 14930 Ventura Blvd, Suite 210 Call (818) 728-9924

6.    Assembly District 46 - Adrin Nazarian
District Office: 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 300 Van Nuys, CA 91401 Call (818) 376-4246

7.    State Senate District 18 - Robert Hertzberg
District Office: 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 400 Van Nuys, CA 91401 Call (818) 901-5588

8.    Congress District 30 - Brad Sherman
Sherman Oaks District Office 5000 Van Nuys Blvd Suite 420 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

9.    LA County Supervisor District 3 - Sheila Kuehl
821 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 Call (213) 974-3333 (818) 901-3831 Email:

10.    Parking Enforcement
To report a parking violation Call (818) 374-4823. To Report an abandoned vehicle call 800-222-6366. To report a blocked driveway, broken traffic signal or to locate an impounded vehicle call 213-485-4184.

11.    Sherman Oaks Library
Sherman Oaks Library, 14245 Moorpark St, Call.205-9716

12.    Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Park
14201 Huston Street Recreation Center Call (818) 783-5121 Swimming Pool call (818)783-6721 Senior Center - See Senior Services 

13.    Senior Citizen Services
The East Valley Adult Center is a great place with senior activities. Located at 5056 Van Nuys Blvd at the corner of Hartsook. Call (818) 386-8674

14.    East Valley Animal Shelter / Adopt a Pet
East Valley Animal Shelter 14409 Vanowen Street, 1/2 block east of Van Nuys Blvd. Call (818) 452-7381

15.    Detailed Traffic Map-Sigalert
This website offers a real time traffic report that you may want to check out before leaving home or work.

16.    City Planning Department
The Department of City Planning prepares and maintains a general plan which is a comprehensive declaration of purposes, policies and programs for the development of the City including such elements as land use, conservation, circulation, & service. The website also has detailed information on most properties within the city.

17.   California Veterans Affairs
The California Department of Veterans Affairs provides benefits and services for military veterans and their families. The website explains the extent of the programs and services offered. Call (800) 952-5626

18.   California Contractor's State License Board
The California Contractor's State License Board is a good resource for investigating the status of licensed building contractors and any complaints that may have been filed against them. The web site can be utilized for submitting complaints, reporting unlicensed activity and researching who the principal employees of a building contractor are, as well as insurance and bond status for a licensee. Call (800) 321-2752

19. California Crime Victim's Compensation Board
Financial assistance for victims of crime and fraud. CalVCB works to reduce the impact of crime on victims’ lives. The board reimburses crime-related expenses, connects victims with services and support, and works to inform and empower victims. Toll Free Fraud Hotline: (855) 315-6083

20. Los Angeles Department of Health - Complaints
Health inspectors investigate businesses such as restaurants, food trucks, apartment buildings, hotels to theatres, swimming pools, water wells, landfills and more.

Common conditions to report are:

  • Problems at a restaurant or food market
  • Rodent problems at a property
  • Sewage or wastewater discharge at a property
  • No water at a property
  • Accumulated trash or debris at a property
  • Noise Complaints
  • Rental properties that are not maintained
  • Mosquito breeding or swimming pools that are not maintained
  • Lead exposure hazards (from lead-based paints, etc.)
  • Mold in rental housing units
  • Unpermitted Food Vendors
  • Problems at body art and permanent make-up operations

21. Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE)
The vision of a citywide system of independent and influential neighborhood councils, and the creation of a city department to guide that process, was the centerpiece of the new City Charter that was approved by the voters in June 1999.

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