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A list of permits sortable by City department is available below--click to learn how to apply and obtain a permit.

Amplified Sound Permit

Please visit the Police Department Permits and Services page for an application and fee information. 

Hermosa Beach Municipal Code 8.24.060 - every user of sound amplifying equipment on public property shall file an application with the Chief of Police at least ten (10) days prior to each date or each consecutive number of days on which the sound amplifying equipment is intended to be used.

To apply, print out and complete the application form (also available at the Police Station) and mail or deliver to:

  • Chief of Police
    Hermosa Beach Police Department
    540 Pier Avenue
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Please review the conditions and requirements for each permit. For questions, please contact the Police Records/Business office at (310) 318-0360.

After police department approval has been approved, permit fees may be paid at the Finance Cashier's Office, Room 101 in City Hall (1315 Valley Drive), Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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