The direct service request line is 562-866-9771, extension 2140. It is open open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on alternate Fridays.
Reaching a "live person" for help is a key to Lakewood's service philosophy. There are also some convenient 24/7 service options at www.lakewoodcity.org/service, including online bill payment, online recreation signups, online parking permits, mobile apps and the ability to pay a parking citation online. Access to city services and information is now 24/7, thanks to Lakewood Online's forms.
If you have a service emergency after normal business hours or on a closed Friday call 562-866-9771 and use the city's automated paging service. An emergency service crew member will return your call.
If you have an after-hours emergency and you have a rotary phone, call the Lakewood Sheriff's Station at 562-623-3500. Dial 9-1-1 from your phone for help with a life-threatening emergency.