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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM: 122116
City of Long Beach Christmas 2016 and New Year’s 2017 Holiday Closures
Edward Kamlan

Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, and on Monday, January 2, 2017.

Street Sweeping and associated parking control will not occur on Monday, December 26, or on Monday, January 2.
Read your parking meter.
    o New smart parking meters in Long Beach display days and hours of operations – and also when they are exempt – on large backlit screens.
    o Meters with holiday exemptions will not be enforced on Sunday, December 25 and Sunday, January 1. In these same areas, time limits at green and yellow colored curbs will not be enforced on Sunday, December 25, and Sunday, January 1.
    o Red, white and blue curbs are enforced every day.
    o All parking rules and regulations relating to enforcement of meters, time zones, and colored curbs will be enforced on Saturday, December 24, and Monday, December 26, as well as Saturday, December 31, and Monday, January 2.

All Long Beach Public Libraries will be closed Saturday, December 24, and Sunday, December 25, as well as Saturday, December 31, and Sunday, January 1. All Libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule. (The library catalog, downloads, and databases are available 24/7 at

Animal Care Services (ACS) will be closed on Sunday, December 25, and Sunday, January 1. ACS is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, per its normal schedule.

Refuse and Recycling collection will occur on its regular schedule over the holidays.

Monday, December 26, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017


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


• 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
• Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
• Health Department and Health facilities
• Libraries
• Marina offices
• Park offices, Community Centers, City pools, Senior Center (4th and Orange)
• El Dorado Nature Center
• Neighborhood Resource Center
• Police Administration
• Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390)

El Dorado Regional Park is closed on Sunday, December 25, and open on Sunday, January 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 December 26, 2016 through January 6, 2017 residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the City, as shown on Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7:00 am on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

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