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  • General Information:  
    • Finance Administration:  (310) 318-0225
    • Finance Cashier:                (310) 318-0217
  • Address:  1315 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
    • Finance Administration:  Room 201 - 2nd Floor
    • Finance Cashier:                Room 101 - 1st Floor
  • Office Hours:  Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

The Finance Department is comprised of two divisions, Finance Administration and Finance Cashier.

Key Services & Programs:

Finance Cashier (1st floor services - City Hall Room 101 public counter): 

  • Animal licenses & permits
  • Bus passes & taxi vouchers 
  • Business licenses
  • Garage sale permits
  • Parking citations - payment processing / citation records / administrative review or hearing requests
  • Parking meter cash keys - sale & reloading (25% discount for Hermosa Beach residents)
  • Parking permits - residential (annual - includes guest, out-of-state vehicle and 100% alternative fuel vehicle permits), contractor (30 days), daily, Downtown City lot/structure (monthly - good for City Lots A, B & C), driveway, employee, oversized vehicle annual registrations (24-hour permits issued by Police Department at no charge to valid registration holders, subject to certain limits), replacement, temporary one-day event and temporary rental vehicle.
  • Towed or impounded vehicles - payment processing - obtain release form from Police Records office at 540 Pier Avenue - phone (310) 318-0360 

Finance Administration (2nd floor services - City Hall Room 201):

View monthly department activity reports

Copeland, Viki Finance DirectorFinance(310) 318-0225
Newkirk, CharlotteAccounting ManagerFinance(310) 318-0254
Zeigler, Liz Finance Cashier SupervisorFinance(310) 318-0256