Citywide Santa Monica Curfew is in Effect at 2:00 p.m. on June 2nd through 5:30 a.m. June 3rd. 

Government Relief of Bills, Fees and Taxes

To mitigate the devastating impacts of COVID-19, your business may qualify for short-term government relief measures.

Local Late Fee Suspension, Tax Relief, and Deferment Programs

The City has suspended certain assessments and late payment penalties for the duration of the local Safer at Home order.

Assessments suspended

  • Business Licenses
  • Business Improvement District (BID) assessments

Late fees suspended

  • Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) charges
  • City Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT)
  • City water and sewer bills
  • Fire Prevention inspection charges
  • Parking citations
  • Parking Facility Taxes
  • Refuse and recycling collection bills
  • Utility Users Taxes

Rent Deferment

  • Commercial tenants in City-owned properties may be eligible for the Rent and License additional deferrals of rent and license fee suspensions for up to 6 months after the local emergency order is lifted. Learn more.
  • For all other businesses, refer to the City’s COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium.

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