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Construction Hours and Holidays

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City Hall Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Fridays 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Before you plan a trip to City Hall, check out our Permitting Center Schedule to know when staff and services are available.

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Construction hours and days are as follows, unless otherwise noted:

  • Monday through Fridays 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturdays 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Construction is Prohibited on Sunday

Construction is prohibited on the following City observed holidays:

New Year's Day
    January 1st
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    3rd Monday in January
Presidents' Day
    3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day
    Last Monday in May
Independence Day
    July 4th
Labor Day
    1st Monday in September
Columbus Day
    2nd Monday in October
Veteran's Day
    November 11th
Thanksgiving Day
    4th Thursday in November
Friday after Thanksgiving
    4th Friday in November
Christmas Day
    December 25th


The Residential Construction Officer enforces construction hours and rules during normal business hours. During evenings, weekends, and holidays, construction hours and rules are enforced by the Police Department. The direct 24-hour police dispatch telephone number is (310) 545-4566.

Complete Construction Rules are detailed in City of Manhattan Beach Ordinance 16-0020. Any exceptions to the above hours or holidays are listed in this section of the Municipal Code.