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City of Torrance Online Permit, Request and Licensing Center

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Welcome to the City of Torrance Online Permit, Request and Licensing Center. Using this system you can submit and update information, pay fees, schedule inspections, and track the status of your request or application, all from the convenience of your home or office, 24 hours a day.

Being logged in prior to submitting this request, will associate the record you are about to create with your online account, providing extra convenience for you.  You can tell if you are logged in by whether the email address of your online account is displayed above.  If you are not logged in, you can click on the Login link at the top right of this page now if desired.  Anonymous requests will also be received, however, City staff will not be able to follow up with you if you do not provide contact information.

Please "Allow Pop-ups from This Site" before proceeding. You must accept the General Disclaimer below before beginning your record.

Click here to read the complete City Web Site Policy Disclaimer.


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This web site is owned and operated by the City of Torrance ("CITY"), offered to the User conditioned on acceptance by the User without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Use of content, services, and/or products presented in any and all areas of this site constitutes the User's agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions and those posted in specific areas of the site.


Although every effort is made to maintain an accurate web site, the CITY does not guarantee absolute accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information in the site's content nor does it endorse any content, viewpoint, products or services linked from this site. The CITY disclaims any liability for errors and omissions in the site's content, as well as the contents of web sites linked to the CITY's web site. All materials and services in this site and links to third-party sites are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The content published on this web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Neither the CITY nor any officer, employee or agent of the CITY makes any representations and to the fullest extent allowed by law, disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of merchantability, accuracy and fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and title regarding the suitability of the information; the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the content, services, products, text, graphics, links, or other items contained within this site, or the results obtained from accessing and using this site and/or the content contained herein.

Use of this site is at User's own risk. The CITY disclaims any liability for lost data, malfunctions, or security issues arising from vendors or services along the internet connection or transmission route to the CITY's web site. Further, the CITY disclaims any liability due to unauthorized or illegal actions by third parties including, but not limited to hacking, whether at the CITY's web site, CITY's network, CITY's server, CITY's internet service provider (ISP) vendor or at internet routing links, the User's internet service provider (ISP), the User's network or dialup line, or the User's computer. The CITY does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials on the CITY's website or server that makes it available will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site is free of viruses, spyware, or other harmful components. The User assumes the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction. In no event will the CITY be liable for any damages of any nature based upon any theory of liability, including but not limited to contract, negligence or other torts (including intentional torts), including but not limited to damages for loss of use of property, loss of profits, lost, compromised, or impaired claims, lost savings, lost fees, or any other damages whatsoever, arising out of or relating in any way to the use of this website. The site may also contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers or content providers. As the CITY does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, reliance upon such information will also be at User's own risk.


On certain occasions, the public has opportunities to share personal information online with the CITY in order to facilitate better correspondence and online services. The CITY will not disclose this information to any third party, unless required to do so under federal or state law, including, but not limited to the California Public Records Act. As such, some of this information, perhaps even including the User's e-mail address, may not be considered private and may be subject to disclosure under public records laws. The information collected is subject to the same controls and uses as that collected by the CITY offices visited in person or submitted on paper. The information voluntarily submitted to the CITY will be used only for correspondence or official CITY business. The User does not have to provide personal information to visit the CITY web site or download information from the site. The CITY will take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information, but will nevertheless not be held liable for any injury caused by the disclosure of that information, whether caused by security breach, accident, inadvertence, or any other act resulting in disclosure. 

External Links

This Web site may contain links to other sites on the Internet, which are provided for the convenience of the user. The CITY is not responsible for and makes no representation about the content or material available on such other sites. Links are not intended to imply sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement by the CITY.

Privacy Policy

While the CITY does not sell any information collected and provided through this Web site, such information may be subject to disclosure as required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations, including, but not limited to, the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.).

Communications via Web Site

Communications made through e-mail and messaging systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the CITY or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the CITY or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the CITY is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

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