Directions & Hours of Operation

Whittier City Hall is open for business from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Other facilities and offices are open as noted below.

Whittier City Hall
13230 Penn Street
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9999

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Community Development - 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Community Center
7630 Washington Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9430

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Palm Park
5703 Palm Avenue
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 908-3666

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Aquatics Center
Tennis Courts

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
7 days/week 7:00 a.m.- close

Parnell Park Community and Senior Center
15390 Lambert Road
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 567-9450

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Parnell Storybook Zoo
15390 Lambert Road
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 567-9400

Daily 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CLOSED THURSDAY

Senior Center
13225 Walnut Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9470

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. (Business Hours)
Sunday 12 noon - 4:00 p.m.-Building is open

Legal Services

American Legion Post 51

1st Tuesday/Month  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

3rd Tuesday/Month 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Transit Depot
7333 Greenleaf Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9480

Meeting Room Available for Rental
Museum Available by appointment only

Main Library
7344 S. Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9900

Administration:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Service Hours:
Mon., Tue., Wed 10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Thursday-Friday 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Sundays-CLOSED

Branch Library
10537 Santa Gertrudes
Whittier, CA 90603
(562) 567-9950
Monday-Tuesday 12 noon - 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays-CLOSED

Police Department
13200 Penn Street
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9200

24 hours - 7 days/week

Lobby Hours
Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

City Corporate Yard
12016 Hadley Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 567-9540

Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
City Landfill
13919 Penn Street
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 907-7750
Monday-Saturday 7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

For Park Locations, click here.

Directions to City Hall:


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From the 605 Freeway
Exit at Whittier Boulevard. Turn left (if coming from the north) or right (if coming from the south) onto Whittier Boulevard heading east. Take Whittier Blvd. about 3 miles and turn left on Penn Street and continue until you reach City Hall located at 13230 Penn Street. (Note: There is a sign on the right indicating Penn Street and a left turn lane, but no stop sign or traffic signal). Parking is available in front of City Hall (2-hour limit) or Washington Avenue.

From the 5 Freeway
Exit at Carmenita Avenue heading north. Continue north until Carmenita turns into Painter Avenue (intersects and changes at Telegraph Road). Continue north on Painter Avenue (cross Whittier Boulevard). Turn left on Penn Street and City Hall is on the left. Parking is available in front of City Hall (2-hour limit) or Washington Avenue.

From the 60 Freeway (heading west)
Exit at Hacienda Boulevard. Turn left on Hacienda Boulevard. Turn right on Colima Road heading south into Whittier. Turn right at Mar Vista Street (intersection of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street). Turn right on Painter Avenue heading north. Turn left on Penn Street and City Hall is on the left. Parking is available in front of City Hall (2-hour limit) or Washington Avenue.

From the 91 or 105 Freeways (East or West)
Take either freeway and enter onto the 605 Freeway north. Exit at Whittier Boulevard. Turn right onto Whittier Boulevard heading east. Take Whittier Blvd. about 3 miles and turn left on Penn Street and continue until you reach City Hall located at 13230 Penn Street. (Note: There is a sign on the right indicating Penn Street and a left turn lane, but no stop sign or traffic signal). Parking is available in front of City Hall (2-hour limit) or Washington Avenue.