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      Department of Public Works Bureau of Sanitation

The STORMWATER HOTLINE is

(800) 974-9794

Press Option 1

For Spanish speaking callers.

Press Option 2

To report a spill, illegal dumping, abandoned hazardous waste on City property, or clogged catch basins. The City’s Bureau of Sanitation cleans out nearly all of the 35,000 catch basins at least once a year.

Press Option 3

If you would like to request public education materials and are a member of a community or environmental group, or an LAUSD teacher interested in obtaining public outreach materials. You can also email the Public Education Section.

Press Option 4

To request flood zone information. For more information, visit the Bureau of Engineering’s web site.


Contacting the Watershed Protection Division

The Stormwater Program is administered under the Watershed Protection Division with offices located at three locations. To download a map, click here or on the map image at lower left.

If you need to contact a particular staff member, please email us. Due to security and privacy concerns, individual emails of staff are prohibited from being posted.


SUSMP Plan Review and Clearance

Call (213) 482-7066 for more information or for plan check questions. You can also visit the Downtown Public Counter (click here for map) at:

201 N. FIGUEROA ST., 3rd FL.
STATION 18
LOS ANGELES, CA
SUSMP Plan Check Only: (213) 482-7066

Walk-ins are welcome.

Click on image below to download PDF map