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: Buyers are required to certify that toilets are retrofitted to 1.28 gallons per flush (gpf). Certification may occur up to six months after close of escrow. Other exemptions may apply. Click here .
Building Report at Sale: [Report of Residential Building Records ] Business License for Agents: None
Rent Control: None
Special Development Restrictions: None
City-Mandated Deed Provisions: Utility Undergrounding Assessment Districts Click here
First-Time Buyer Programs: C.A.R. Down Payment Resource (member login required) Click here
California Housing Finance Agency Click here
Los Angeles County Home Ownership Program Click here
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
Police: Click here
Fire Department: Click here
Schools: Click here