City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM: 122224
City of Long Beach Christmas 2014 and New Year’s Day 2015 Holiday Closures
Ed Kamlan

  • Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 and on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.

  • Refuse and Recycling will not be collected on Dec. 25, and on Jan. 1.  Collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of each week, ending on Saturday. 

  • Street Sweeping will not occur on Dec. 25 or on Jan. 1.  Street Sweeping will occur on its regular schedule before and after the holidays with no delays or make-ups, including on Dec. 24 and on Dec. 31. 

  • Parking meters and time zones that state "Except on Holidays" will not be enforced on Dec. 25, and on Jan. 1.  The days and hours of enforcement are posted inside meters. All meters and time zones will be enforced on Dec. 24 and on Dec. 31. 

  • All Long Beach Public Libraries will close at 5 pm on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, and will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. All libraries will re-open to the public at 10 am on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.  

Thursday, December 25, 2014, and Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015


  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA  (Lost pets can be redeemed by appointment only by calling 562-570-PETS)
  • Career Transition Center
  • Center for Working Families
  • City Hall
  • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
  • Code Enforcement services
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services (ECOC), Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Libraries
  • Marina offices
  • Park offices, City pools, Senior Center (4th and Orange)
  • El Dorado Nature Center
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Police Administration
  • Street Sweeping
  • Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390)


  • Fire stations and Lifeguard stations
  • Main Police Station Front Desk

El Dorado Regional Park is closed on Dec. 25, and open on Jan. 1.  

The City's annual holiday “Treecycling” Tree Recycling program gives residents a chance to dispose of trees free of charge while keeping the trees out of the trash after the holidays.

From Dec. 26, 2014 through Jan. 9, 2015 residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the City. Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7:00 am on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. 

All trees must have decorations and stands removed, and trees over 12 feet tall should be cut in half.