The City of El Segundo

Immediately south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), lies the community of El Segundo. Originally the site of Standard Oil Company’s second refinery operation (hence its name), El Segundo has become known as an “All American City”. A real small town USA feeling abounds in El Segundo, which boasts a marvelous school system and outstanding community and athletic facilities.

Signage Restrictions: Click here

City Transfer Tax: None

County Transfer Tax: The County assesses a Documentary Transfer Tax on the consideration or value of the interest or real property conveyed (exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance remaining thereon at the time of sale) exceeds $100 at the rate of $0.55 per $500 or fraction part thereof.

Inspection at Sale: None

Building Report at Sale: None

Business License for Agents: None

Rent Control: None

Short-term Rentals: Click here

Special Development Restrictions: None

City-Mandated Deed Provisions: None

First-Time Buyer Programs:

California Housing Finance Agency: Click here

Home Ownership Program (LACDA): Click here

Home Improvement Program (LACDA): Click here

C.A.R. Down Payment Resource: Click here (member login required)

Home Improvement Programs: Residential Sound Insulation: Click here (Airport Noise)

Minor Home Repair Program:  Click here

City Website: Click Here

City Phone: (310) 524-2300

Mayor and City Council: Click here

Meeting Agendas:

Meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Agendas and staff reports are available Click here.

The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Agendas are available Click here.

LA Assessor Tool Kit: Click here

Code Enforcement:  Click Here

Planning Department:  Click Here

Fire Department:  Click Here

Police:  Click Here

Schools: Click Here

Daily Breeze: Click here

El Segundo Herald: Click here

The Beach Reporter: Click here

Easy Reader: Click here

Contact Info

350 Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245


(310) 524-2300

City Website

Please note, this information is subject to change. Cities and the County of Los Angeles frequently adopt new ordinances and changes to policies and procedures. It is recommended to obtain information from each municipality directly.

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