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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2013

Santa Monica Field Office to Close for Renovations

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding customers that the Santa Monica Field Office located at 2235 Colorado Avenue will be closing on Friday, September 20, 2013, at 5 p.m. for renovations.

The office first opened in 1971 and is closing for four weeks to make much needed improvements to the roof and HVAC equipment.

The office will reopen on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Santa Monica DMV staff members will be temporarily reassigned to nearby locations during the renovation.

Nearby Field Offices:
  • Culver City Field Office: 11400 West Washington, 5 miles away
  • Inglewood Field Office: 621 North La Brea Avenue, 10 miles away
  • Hollywood Field Office: 803 Cole Avenue, 10.5 miles away

The Santa Monica office is one of several facilities slated for maintenance, repair or renovation projects during 2013. DMV typically schedules about a dozen closures each year for varying lengths of time to address infrastructure deficiencies, upgrade mechanical and electrical systems and replace equipment and finishes.  

Fast facts –Santa Monica Field Office

Number of Employees: 31 full time 6 part time
Customers Served Daily: Approximately 706
Year Office Opened: 1971
Square Feet: 11,763
Parking Spaces: 157

Don't Stand In Line, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Website including online advance appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777–0133. DMV is a department under the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

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