The City of Manhattan Beach
Just south of El Segundo lie the beach cities of Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo. A favored destination for surfers, volleyball players, and beachcombers alike, these three cities are blessed with beautiful shorelines, spectacular sunsets, and all that goes with the California sand and surf.
Conveniently located near major freeways and thoroughfares, Manhattan Beach provides easy access to those wishing to enjoy the best of Southern California. A thriving community, Manhattan Beach is home to beach volleyball, tennis, and golf tournaments, movie studios, fantastic restaurants, and a highly rated school system.
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 “Toilet Retrofit Declaration”: Click here
Building Report at Sale: Click here
Business License for Agents: None
Rent Control: None
Short-term Rentals: Click here
Special Development Restrictions: None
City-Mandated Deed Provisions: Click here
First-Time Buyer Programs:
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: None
City Website: Click here
City Phone: (310) 802-5000
Mayor and City Council: City Council Information Click here.
Meeting Agendas: The Carson City Council meets on the first and third Tuesday or the month. Council agendas and staff reports available Click here.
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Planning Commission agendas are available Click here.
Code Enforcement: Click here
Planning Department: Click here
LA Assessor Tool Kit: Click here
Police: Click here
Fire Department: Click here
Schools: Click here
1400 Highland Avenue,
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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.