To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until April 30. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at 310-802-5000.

Full Closure of Pier, Parks, Etc.
Safe-at-Home Order
Resource Delivery for Older Adults through Community Partnerships
Statewide Order Requires City Council to Lift Prohibition on Construction Activities
City Closes Beach Parking Lots
City Council Adopts Social Distancing and Anti-Hoarding Ordinance
Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area
Bike Path, Strand and Beach Closure
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Number of COVID-19 cases in the
City of Manhattan Beach
Updated on April 3, 2020
 Source (LACDPH)

The City of Manhattan Beach has proclaimed a Local State of Emergency (PDF) regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The staff continue to monitor and speak with the health experts at Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Their health expertise and guidance are critical to the City’s planning and response to the coronavirus. On March 11, the coronavirus outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).   

The City's Emergency Operations Center is currently at a Level 1 and staffed during normal business hours. City Hall is operational but remains closed to the public as part of strict social distancing protocols that the City has implemented.

The City has adopted several ordinances and resolutions in response to the Local State of Emergency to protect consumers, protect tenants from evictions, closing non-essential businesses, places of worship, and limiting social gatherings.

For the most up-to-date information on health recommendations, please visit the CDC website, the California Department of Public Health website, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website.

Recent Press Releases from the City:

Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area

Los Angeles County is utilizing Dockweiler Beach RV Park to temporarily house individuals who have been ordered to isolate or quarantine.
Post Date:03/25/2020 6:00 PM

Press Release: Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area (PDF)


Bruce Moe, City Manager
City of Manhattan Beach
(310) 802-5053

Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area

Manhattan Beach, CA (March 25, 2020) - Los Angeles County is utilizing Dockweiler Beach RV Park (located at 12001 Vista Del Mar) as a location to temporarily house individuals who have been ordered to isolate or quarantine by the Department of Public Health due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

All residents and visitors who may be on the beach, strand or bike path should avoid the area entirely. 

Dockweiler Beach RV Park is within the jurisdiction and control of Los Angeles County. Individuals that may be housed at this location will likely be those who cannot self-isolate/quarantine in their residence and need comprehensive services to ensure safety, health and well-being. Supportive housing facilities will be distributed across all areas of the County, including the Pomona Fairplex grounds.  

The County is undertaking this emergency action to comply with the Department of Public Health’s orders which are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus. 

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the City of Manhattan Beach will continue to provide updates. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH’s website, the City’s website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.

For questions on the implementation of the County’s Order and new City measures related to addressing COVID-19, please send an email to


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