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Police Permit Processing Section

100 West First Street
Room 147
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-236-1400 (Voice)

The Permit Processing Section investigates an applicant's qualifications and background. If the applicant meets the requirements and passes the background check, the permit is placed on the Permit Review Panel's calendar to be approved. If there is a reason for denial, the application is forwarded to the Enforcement Section for further investigation.

The City Clerk can advise on the City's requirements for specific applications, such as the need for approvals from Building and Safety, Planning or Fire Departments. Requirements are contained in the Municipal Code and Police Commission Board Rules.