Los Angeles County, one of California's original 27 counties, was established on Feb. 18, 1850. It is one of the nation's largest counties with 4,084 square miles, and has the largest population of any county in the nation - nearly 10 million residents who account for approximately 27 percent of California's population. As a subdivision of the state, the County is charged with providing numerous services that affect the lives of all residents, including law enforcement, tax collection, public health protection, public social services, elections and flood control.

source: Los Angeles County website
Elections & Voting
Are you registered to vote? Are your clients? Want to see the latest election results? Find out at the County Registrar.
Be Prepared!
Know your neighbors. Plan Together. Be Ready. Find out all about emergency preparedness, before disaster strikes.
Starting a business
Information about business licenses, fictitious business names, and zoning requirements. Know the facts before you get started.
Doing business
Opportunities for contracting with the county, purchasing, procurement, auctions, and more.
Budgets & Reports
Where does the county's money go? Find our more about the budgets, income, expenses and governance of the most populous county in the U.S.
County Website
County Administration Address
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St. Room 358, Los Angeles 90012
County Phone
(213) 974-1311
Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning
Los Angeles County Office of Education

News Stories about Los Angeles County

Congresswoman Maxine Waters updates REALTORS® on the latest in Washington

August 25, 2017 With Congress in summer recess and our representatives back in their home districts, REALTORS® around the South Bay and South Los Angeles took the opportunity ... read more
South Bay Travel Pal

Never miss your connections with the South Bay Travel Pal

July 26, 2017 Think that L.A. will always be the car-centered capital of the world? Think again. Transportation solutions are slowly increasing to favor other kinds of transit. ... read more
HouseLA fight homelessness

Landlords have new incentives to help fight homelessness in Los Angeles County

March 17, 2017 Landlords have new opportunities to find tenants for their units and help fight homelessness in our region. Don't miss this special event to learn about ... read more

Cyber Security and REALTORS®

January 20, 2017 The security of our email, phones, computers, personal data, and all kinds of technology is in the news lately. With good reason. Significant security breaches ... read more

REALTORS® and the Torrance Chamber meet our Members of Congress

January 19, 2017 On January 19, members of the South Bay Association of REALTORS® joined with the Torrance Chamber of Commerce to meet with two members of Congress ... read more

Tell us about your experience with PACE loans

January 4, 2017 Many homeowners throughout California are benefiting from Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for energy-efficient home improvements. Depending on your city, there are a number ... read more

2016 Election Commentary: What does it mean for REALTORS®?

November 9, 2016 There are surprises up and down the ballot, many of which will have a profound effect on the REALTOR® profession. The victory of Donald Trump ... read more
Vote NO on Measure A

Vote NO on Measure A and STOP the unfair tax

October 31, 2016 Unfair Property Tax with No Sunset Date Will Hurt Your Property Rights! "One of the costliest measures" on the ballot that is sneaking up on ... read more

New! Special REALTOR® resources for all of Los Angeles County

October 19, 2016 We just published a dedicated page of resources in Los Angeles County for REALTORS® and their clients here on SBAOR's advocacy website. As a part ... read more

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