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Service of Process

The Office of the City Clerk Council and Public Services Division is open for service of process of the following legal documents:

Summons and Complaints naming the City of Los Angeles

Summons and Complaints naming any City Department (this does not include the Housing Authority or "HACLA")

Subpoenas naming the City of Los Angeles or the Office of the City Clerk.

Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm (excluding City Holidays)

200 North Spring Street
Room 395, City Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(Entrance is on Main Street)

The City Clerk’s Office cannot accept legal documents for Housing Authority nor for personal service. 

To arrange for service of process of legal documents for a police officer, contact the Los Angeles Police Department at 213-847-3615

For questions and information, contact our office at 213-978-1133 or