City's Response to COVID-19

This page was updated on July 10, 2020. 

City Hall, Police Department, and Community Center lobbies and counters have reopened to the public as of Monday, June 8 for regular business hours (Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.).

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented public health pandemic. For more information and timely updates, please visit www.cityoflapalma.org/coronavirus.

Facilities Reopening - June 8, 2020

Emergency Services

  • Police and Fire services, including 9-1-1, are operating as usual. 

City Facilities & Programs

  • City Hall

  • Community Center

    • All indoor and outdoor facility rentals, including private events, are canceled until the end of July.
    • All on-site recreation programs (contract classes, sports classes, aquatics, teen programs, day camps, etc.) are canceled. Participants will receive full or prorated refunds.
    • All senior programs and Senior Club are canceled.
  • Parks

    • Central Park tennis courts have reopened from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m for singles play only. 
    • Central Park basketball courts are temporarily closed.
    • Central Park outdoor exercise equipment is temporarily closed.
    • Playground equipment at Central Park as well as El Rancho Verde and Denni Street parks are temporarily closed.
  • Special Events

    • Arbor Day Celebration initially scheduled for April 21st has been postponed.
    • La Palma’s State of the City Address initially scheduled for April 30th has been postponed.
    • Festival of Nations event scheduled for May 2nd has been canceled.
    • Memorial Day Ceremony scheduled for May 25th has been canceled.
    • Fitness Run for Fun scheduled for July 4th has been canceled. 
    • This summer’s Concerts in the Park series has been canceled. 
  • Additional Information

    • Street Sweeping Parking Enforcement has been suspended until further notice.
    • Meals on Wheels will continue to deliver meals to seniors.
    • Local drinking water is perfectly safe to drink.

City of La Palma Contact Information

City staff are available to virtually serve you. Please reference the phone numbers & email addresses below for contact information for each Department/Division:

Department/DivisionContact Phone NumberEmail Address
Administration/City Council(714) 690-3334administration@cityoflapalma.org
Building Inspections(714) 690-3340building@cityoflapalma.org
Business License & Code Enforcement(714) 690-3342codeenforcement@cityoflapalma.org
Community Development(714) 690-3340commdev@cityoflapalma.org
Community Services(714) 690-3350recreation@cityoflapalma.org 
Police Department (non-emergency)(714) 690-3370police@cityoflapalma.org
Public Works(714) 690-3310publicworks@cityoflapalma.org
Water Billing & Payments(714) 690-3330administration@cityoflapalma.org
Otherwise please call (714) 690-3300 for assistance.