Finance Department

The Department of Finance is responsible for the administration of the fiscal affairs of the City and represents the consolidation of many functions of City Government into one centralized unit. This department performs all Accounting, Purchasing, Cashiering, Treasury Management, Banking, Debt Administration, Payroll, Billing, Collections, Business Licensing, Warehouse Operations, and prepares the City's annual budget and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The Director of Finance also acts as Treasurer of the Cal State L.A. Metrolink Station Authority, which is a joint power authority between the cities of Alhambra,  California State University, Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, and Monterey Park.


  • Handles processing of business licenses, bus passes, parking citations and annual parking permits.
  • Develops an annual budget, working with the city manager and department heads and approval of the City Council.
  • Prepares required reports, such as State Controllers Report and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
  • Investment Portfolio - oversees the City's investment portfolio.
  • ‍Animal Control Traps - lends free animal control traps to residents (with a deposit).
  • The Finance Director serves as Treasurer/Controller of the Cal State LA Metro Link Station Authority (joint-powers authority between Alhambra, Los Angeles, Monterey Park, L.A. County, and California State University, Los Angeles).

Overnight Parking Permits

Temporary overnight parking permits can be purchased from 7 am to 6 pm (Everyday) at the Police Department Lobby, Self-Service Machine, which is located at:
211 South First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Call the Police Department at 626-570-5151.

Purchase overnight parking permits at the 7-Eleven Store Self-Service Machine, which is located at:
2150 South Fremont Avenue
Alhambra, CA 91801

Payment of overnight parking permit/parking citations and business license can be dropped off at these two locations:

Utilities Customer Service Center
68 S First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

City Hall
111 S First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

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