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Signage Restrictions
City Transfer Tax
County Transfer Tax
The County assesses a Documentary Transfer Tax on the consideration or value of the interest or real property conveyed (exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance remaining thereon at the time of sale) exceeds $100 at the rate of $0.55 per $500 or fraction part thereof.
Building Report at Sale
Business License for Agents
Rent Control
Special Development Restrictions
City-Mandated Deed Provisions
City Address
3031 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA
City Phone
(310) 328-5310
Mayor and City Council
Meeting Agendas
Planning Department

News Stories about Torrance

Gardena 1978

Save the Date! Housing Forum on May 10 to look at housing options in the South Bay and beyond

April 8, 2019 The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) and the SBAOR are pleased to invite you to the Housing Forum, a half-day conference on Friday, ... read more

SBAOR applauds the Torrance City Council for opposing rent control on the November ballot

October 3, 2018 In a unanimous vote, the Torrance City Council on October 2 voted to oppose Proposition 10 which will appear before California voters on the general ... read more

Local governments looking at Prop 10 and rent control as wary voters get ready to vote

October 1, 2018 With five weeks to go before election day, some local governments are considering whether to show support for Proposition 10 and rent control. On Tuesday, ... read more

Torrance to take action on buildings at risk of collapse in an earthquake

September 17, 2018 The Torrance City Council on September 18 will consider creating a new ordinance to address the need for sesmic retrofits on buildings who may be ... read more

This Just In: Rent Control Doesn't Work, says an influential California newspaper

August 28, 2018 The San Jose Mercury News said in an August 25 editorial that rent control is not the solution to our state's housing crisis, and voters ... read more

Are you ready for shared electric scooters and bikes in your community?

August 13, 2018 Shared bikes that are docked in dedicated racks have proliferated in cities all over the U.S., while shared electric scooters - the kind that you ... read more

Vote NO on Proposition 10 in November - it'll make the housing crisis worse

August 3, 2018 A statewide coalition representing a broad array of interests is mounting a campaign to oppose Proposition 10, a measure on the California ballot for November ... read more

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

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

South Bay REALTORS connect with Torrance Mayor Pat Furey

September 29, 2015 The South Bay Association of REALTORS® joined the Torrance Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders from around the South Bay to participate in the ... read more

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