About District Surveillance and Enforcement
District Surveillance and Enforcement (DSE) primary responsibility is to permit and inspect Restaurants, Food Markets, apartment buildings with 5 or more units and associated swimming pools, condominium grounds and swimming pools, Laundromats, Animal Food Stores, Street Fairs and Carnivals, and Theaters for compliance with health and safety requirements. DSE also:
- permits and inspects Massage Establishments in the unincorporated area and contract cities
- inspects Tobacco Retailers in the unincorporated area
- investigates complaints regarding health and safety violations at private homes when the problems may affect the health and safety of tenants or impact the neighborhood.
DSE has 29 offices in 12 locations throughout the county. Please visit our District Office Page to find where our offices are located, contact information, and the geographical areas they serve.
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Our Office Locations
Serving Area: Atwater Village, Baldwin Hills, Beverly Hills, Chinatown, Compton, Crenshaw, Downtown, Echo Park, Filipino Town, Florence-Firestone, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Huntington Park, Koreatown, Leimert Park, Little Armenia, Little Tokyo, Los Feliz, Lynwood, Paramount, Pico Union, East Rancho Dominguez, Rosewood, Silver Lake, South Gate, Thai Town, USC, Walnut Park, Watts, Willowbrook, Mid-Wilshire
Serving Area: Acton, Agoura Hills, Antelope Acres, Arleta, Burbank, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Castaic, Chatsworth, Glendale, Granada Hills, Lake Los Angeles, Lancaster, Little Rock, Los Feliz, Malibu, Mission Hills, Neenach, Newhall, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Pacific Palisades, Pacoima, Palmdale, Panorama City, Pear Blossom, Porter Ranch, Reseda, San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sunland, Sylmar, Tarzana, Topanga, Tujunga, Universal City, Van Nuys, West Hills, Westlake Village, Woodland Hills, Winnetka
Serving Area: Athens, Avalon (Catalina Island), Brentwood, Carson, Century City, Culver City, Dominguez Hills, El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Marina del Rey, Palos Verdes Estates, Playa del Rey, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Santa Monica, Signal Hill, Torrance, Venice, Westchester, West Los Angeles, Westwood, Wilmington
Serving Area: Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Artesia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Covina, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, East Los Angeles, Eagle Rock, El Monte, Glendora, Hacienda Heights, Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, Industry, Irwindale, La Canada/Flintridge, La Crescenta, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Montrose, Norwalk, Pasadena (Unincorporated), Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Fe Springs, Sierra Madre, South El Monte, South San Gabriel, Temple City, Walnut, West Covina, Whittier