City service changes for December/New Year

Lakewood city workers planting treesLakewood City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, 12/24, Thursday, 12/25, Friday 12/26 and Thursday, 1/1 and Friday, 1/2. Special trash pickup, street sweeping and parking rules will be in force.

Trash service: During the weeks of December 22 and December 29, trash pick-up will occur as normal on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (December 22, 23, 24 and 29, 30 and 31).

NO trash pick-up will occur on Thursday (12/25 and 1/1). Trash pick-up for Thursdays and Fridays will be delayed by one day. That means pick-ups normally scheduled for Friday will occur on Saturday.

Street sweeping: There will be no residential street sweeping during the weeks of December 22 and 29. Therefore, there will be NO residential street sweeping parking tickets issued during those two weeks.

Parking restrictions will continue as normal on non-residential streets, and street sweeping will occur in business areas of the city. Trash, street sweeping and rules on no parking during street sweeping will return to normal on Monday, January 5, 2015.

DASH Transit service: DASH closes at 3:00 p.m. on 12/24 and is closed on 12/25 and 12/26. It closes at 3:00 p.m. on 12/31 and is closed New Year’s Day 1/1.

For other emergency service requests, like downed tree limbs or water main leaks, please phone 562-866-9771 and follow the recorded instructions to page a city emergency staff member. For any life-threatening emergency dial 9-1-1 on your phone immediately.

Online Service when city hall is closed: Residents can make a non-emergency service request by calling 562-866-9771 and listening to the recorded instructions, or by clicking to the online service request form.

RV/Trailer permits: If you would like to obtain an RV/Trailer permit when city hall is closed, you can contact the Lakewood Sheriff's Safety Center at 562-623-3583. For questions or requests regarding trash and disposal services, you may contact EDCO Disposal at 562-531-3054.

We also offer 24/7 online services and information: You can email a service request or call us at 562-866-9771, extension 2140. After business hours, you can leave a voice mail at extension 2140 that will be acted upon the next business day.