Permits

The Public Works Department is responsible for the issuance of various permits.

No work shall be done on public property without first obtaining a permit. Fees vary depending on the type of encroachment and the amount of staff hours needed to review and inspect it. 

Important Notice

The City Hall is open to the public starting Tuesday, May 26, 2020 by appointment only. The appointment can be made at https://monte.campaignrep.org/schedule-system/engineering. Only two people are allowed to enter the building during a scheduled appointment. A mask is required for entry into City Hall.


All contractors must have the following information to obtain a permit:

  • Proof of valid Certificate of Liability Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance (the City of El Monte must be named as an additional insured)
  • Proof of valid City of El Monte Business License
  • Proof of valid Contractor License


Encroachment/Grading Permit Application

Encroachment/Grading Permit Extension Application