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Main Engineering Office
1685 Main Street, Mail Stop 15
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Engineering Permit Center
1685 Main Street, City Hall East 1st Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Street Services
2500 Michigan Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Mon – Thurs, 8 AM to 5 PM
Alternating Fridays, 8 AM to 5 PM
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Engineering and Street Services Division

The City of Santa Monica's Engineering and Street Services Division provides design, construction, and construction management services for City public infrastructure improvements. Additionally, the Division provides various services related to land development including permit review, right-of-way inspection, and utility coordination. The Division is also responsible for conducting many of the repairs in the public right-of-way.


2020 Annual Holiday Construction Moratorium

Recommended Best Practices for Construction Sites

Please click here to read an important message from the City of Santa Monica regarding recommended best practices for construction sites in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

In line with guidance from state, county, and local officials, City Hall is closed to the public. Every effort will be made to provide City services via email and telephone. For Public Works permits or public counter related inquiries, please email the Public Works Counter at This inbox is being continuously monitored during the City's operating hours and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding during this extraordinary period.



The City's Know Before You Go system provides regular updates on City construction projects that may impact pedestrian, bicycle, or vehicular traffic.
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