Online Services

David Dolphin, Deputy Director of Utilities
(626) 570-3230
111 South First Street
Building Division Counter Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Plan Check Counter Hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Since 1903, the Alhambra Police Department (APD) has dedicated itself to building a safe community providing the best police services possible, including a range of online services to keep residents informed about public safety news and concerns. The APD strives to improve the quality of services by impartially maintaining order, understanding citizens' needs, innovatively solving problems, actively preventing criminal acts, and aggressively apprehending criminals in a manner that is consistent with the law and reflects shared community values. 

FACEBOOK: connect and get engaged on the Alhambra Police Department Facebook page.

TWITTER : Follow our tweets on the Alhambra Police Department Twitter account. 

NEXT DOOR: Discover your Alhambra Neighborhood and connect with your neighbors. 

NIXLE - COMMUNITY SAFETY ALERTS: Stay connected to feeds from the Alhambra Police Department, your children's schools and other local organizations.

WEIBO - CHINESE LANGUAGE MICRO-BLOGGING SITE : A social media site that enables the Alhambra Police Department to engage with Chinese residents in Alhambra and surrounding areas and to improve public safety.

WE CHAT - MOBILE TEXT AND VOICE COMMUNICATION SERVICE (CHINESE): A mobile text and voice messaging communication service providing text messaging, hold-to-talk voice messaging, broadcast (one-to-many) messaging, sharing of photographs and videos, and location sharing. The app is available on AndroidiPhoneBlackBerryWindows phone and Symbian phones. Alhambra PD's WeChat account: 阿市警察局

MAKE AN ONLINE POLICE REPORT: Report harassing phone calls, theft, vehicle tampering, hit & run, lost property, vandalism, identity theft, vehicle burglary, and a lost passport.

What's the Status of the General Plan Update?

(Update as of March 19, 2018). You may have seen a notice in Around Alhambra indicating that the Draft General Plan Update and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) would be available for public review beginning March 23, 2018. However, the City and its consultant continue to refine both documents, and they will not be completed by this date. A new notice indicating a revised date for public review will be issued once the documents are ready. We anticipate that this will occur in the next couple of months and apologize for any inconvenience that this delay has caused. If you have already signed up for email notifications, you will be emailed when the documents are available for review. If you have not signed up and wish to be notified please send an email to: Please type “Request for Notification” in the subject line.


Interested in the anticipated timeline for the General Plan update process? Click here


  • Eco Fair: Informational Booth (Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Alhambra Park)
  • Kick-Off and Introduction: Joint Meeting of the City Council/Commissions/Boards (Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Granada Park Gym)
  • Community meeting to Introduce the Project and Identify Issues (May 20, 2015, Civic Center Library-Reese Hall)
  • 710 Day Celebration: Informational Booth (Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Valley/Fremont)
  • Farmer's Market: Informational Booth (Sunday, June 28, 2015, South Second Street)
  • Farmer's Market: Informational Booth (Sunday, July 19, 2015, South Second Street)
  • Community Meeting #2  (Wednesday, January 13, 2016, Alhambra Civic Center Library -Reese Hall)
  • Community Meeting #3 (Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Alhambra Civic Center Library- Reese Hall)



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e project created needed retail space (including a Denny's Restaurant), affordable housing for seniors, and the elimination of slum and blight. The project has provided the City with $20,000 per year in sales tax revenue and $44,344 in annual property tax revenue.

New Century BMW dealership: Many of the Main Street Auto Row dealerships were given financial incentives to locate and/or expand, leading to approximately $3.3 million annually in sales tax revenue to the City.

Howard Street Town homes Affordable Housing Project

Main Street - Northwest Corner of First & Main

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