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Main Engineering Office
1437 4th Street, Ste. 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 458-8721
Fax: (310) 393-4425

Permit Center
1685 Main Street, Rm. 113
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 458-8737

Mon – Thurs, 8 AM to 5 PM
Alternating Fridays, 8 AM to 5 PM
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Civil Engineering Division

The City of Santa Monica's Civil Engineering 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.

Notice Regarding Subdivision Maps

Online-Only Submittals

The City of Santa Monica Civil Engineering Division no longer accepts paper submittals of subdivision maps. Please visit our Subdivision Maps page for more information on required information for subdivision map submittals in the City of Santa Monica, including required certificates and statements. To submit a subdivision map, visit our Submit a Subdivision Map page.

When your map is approved, you will be instructed to bring in bond(paper) and/or mylar copies of the maps for necessary stamps and signatures by the City. Until this point, though, all reviews will be handled electronically.


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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