Important Announcement about ABC Relocation of Services

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is announcing some customer service changes affecting licensing and enforcement operations for a few specific locations in California. We believe these changes will better serve you.

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is announcing some customer service changes affecting licensing and enforcement operations for a few specific locations in California. We believe these changes will better serve you.

Effective January 1, 2020, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will adjust the boundaries covered by our Los Angeles Metro District Office. The related relocation of staff and resources will help make us more responsive to the communities we serve. The following offices will begin handling all licensing and enforcement functions for all ABC licensed establishments in the below areas: 

Lakewood/Long Beach District Office:

  • Areas of Los Angeles: Westchester, Playa Del Rey, Marina Del Rey, Mar Vista, Playa Vista, Venice and LAX
  • Inglewood
  • Santa Monica

Monrovia District Office:

  • Bell
  • Huntington Park
  • South Gate
  • Cudahy
  • Maywood
  • Vernon

 Van Nuys District Office:

  • Malibu

For all inquiries regarding these changes please contact the appropriate District office at:

Van Nuys District Office                                         
6150 Van Nuys Blvd. Room 220                          
Van Nuys, CA 91401                                             
(818) 901-5017                                                         
(818) 785-6731 fax                                                  
Vannuys@abc.ca.gov                                           

Monrovia District Office
222 E. Huntington Dr. Ste114
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 256-3241
(626) 357-4173 fax
Monrovia@abc.ca.gov

Lakewood/Long Beach District Office
3950 Paramount Blvd., Suite 250
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 982-1337
(562) 982-1396 fax
Long Beach/Lakewood@abc.ca.gov

Starting Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s San Jose District Office will begin handling all licensing functions for all ABC licensed venues in San Mateo County.

For all inquiries regarding ABC licensing for locations in San Mateo County please contact the San Jose District Office at:

                        Department Alcoholic Beverage Control
                        San Jose District Office
                        100 Paseo de San Antonio, Rm. 119
                        San Jose, CA  95113
                        Attn:  Summer Johst, Supervising Agent in Charge

                        Phone: (408) 277-1200
                        Fax: (408) 277-942

                        Counties served are Santa Clara and San Mateo

The Department believes this relocation of staff and resources will help make us more responsive to you, our ABC licensees. 

Please note all enforcement matters will continue to be handled by the Department’s Bay Area Enforcement Office. Erik Szakacs, Supervising Agent in Charge can be reached at (925) 602-7712 for all enforcement related matters. Counties served, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano.   

Sincerely,
Jacob A. Appelsmith, Director

 

Contact

Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Alcoholic Beverage Control
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

Email us at headquarters@abc.ca.gov
Call (916) 419-2500