These city offices and services will be closed on July 4th in Long Beach

You don’t have to worry about street sweeping, but you still have to feed your parking meter on the July 4th holiday this Wednesday in Long Beach. Here’s a list from the city of which services and offices will be closed and which ones will stay open for Independence Day.


  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Animal Control Officers are available to respond to calls for service, and 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
  • El Dorado Nature Center
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Housing Authority
  • Libraries
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center
  • Park offices and community park facilities
  • Police administration
  • Street sweeping
  • Swimming pools
  • Towing and Lien Sales
  • Water Department (For water or sewer emergencies, call 562-570-2390)


  • Fire stations and lifeguard stations
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Main police station front desk
  • Marina offices (Alamitos Bay Marina, Shoreline Marina, Rainbow Harbor)
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection
  • Gas Services Dispatch is open 24/7 for emergency calls at 562-570-2140

Street Sweeping

No street sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations will take place on Wednesday. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Thursday.

Parking Enforcement

Parking meters will be enforced on Wednesday unless the meter states “Exempt on Holidays.” Make sure to read the days and hours of enforcement displayed inside the meters.


Trash and recycling will be collected as scheduled on Wednesday.

Towing and Lien Sales

The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility at 3111 E. Willow St. will be closed on Wednesday. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility is closed on Sundays.

Vehicles and property can be released outside of the listed hours but for an additional fee. Check online here for more information.


All Long Beach public libraries will be closed on Wednesday in observance of Independence Day, and will reopen on Thursday. The library catalog, downloads and databases are available 24/7 online here.

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Asia Morris has been with the Long Beach Post for five years, specializing in coverage of the arts. Her parents gave her the name because they wanted her to be a world traveler and they got their wish. She has obliged by pursuing art, journalism and a second career as a competitive cyclist.