Claims against the City should be filed with the City Clerk’s office located in City Hall, Room 106.The City Attorney’s Office will investigate your claim and issue a written recommendation for approval or denial. This process takes from six to eight weeks. The City Clerk’s Office accepts claims for damages on a City-produced form, as well as on legal stationery submitted by law firms. Claims must be filed no later than six months from the date of occurrance (state’s statute of limitations). For additional information, please contact the City Clerks Office at 1-310-217-9565 or the City Attorney’s Office at 1-310-217-9544.

To access the Claim for damages form, please click here.

The form to file a claim are in PDF format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in for viewing. This plug-in is available for free from Adobe Systems.