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 occurance (state's statute of limitations). For addtitional information, please contact the City Clerks Office at
or the City Attorney's Office at (310) 217-9544
Click here for the City of Gardena Claim for Damages form
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