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 further notice. 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.

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Facilities and Services

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Services and Activities Status At-A-Glance

Services and activities Status
EOC Status Level 1
Police Emergency Response Normal
Fire Emergency Response Normal
Police Non-Emergency Response Normal
Fire Non-Emergency Response Normal
Water Services Normal
Parking Enforcement Normal
Parks and Recreation Programming Temporarily Suspended
Trash/Recycling Services Normal
Sewer Services Normal
Street Sweeping Normal
Retail Businesses See list below
City Hall Closed (Limited Service Operations) 
Construction Activity Normal (Inspections Ongoing)
Online Services Information
Building Permits Limited  (Processing current permits but limited new permits)
Online Services Information

Transportation (Beach Cities Transit) Modified Services
Greenbelt (Veterans Parkway)  Open (with social distancing required)
Beaches/Strand Open (with social distancing required, will be closed for the Fourth of July weekend)
Bike Path Open (with social distancing required, will be closed for the Fourth of July weekend)
Beach Parking Lots (El Porto, Pier, and Bruce's Beach) Open (with social distancing required, will be closed for the Fourth of July weekend)
Meetings and Gatherings 
Prohibited (See Ordinance)
Outdoor Exercises Individually (with social distancing required)
City Community Centers
(Joslyn Community Center, Manhattan Heights Park Community
Center, Marine Avenue Park Community Center, Live Oak Park Community Center)
Open/Green Space at Parks Open (with social distancing required)
Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden Open (with social distancing required)
Playgrounds, Basketball Courts, Fitness Areas, Sand Dune at Parks
Tennis Courts, Paddleball Courts, Pickleball Courts
Open (with online reservation, social distancing and face coverings at check-in required)
Farmer's Market Open (with social distancing and face coverings required)
County Library Closed
Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) Schools Closed (Suspended Until Further Notice)

Retail Business Closures
In compliance with Los Angeles County Public Health Orders and the City of Manhattan Beach's own ordinance, the following establishments within the City of Manhattan Beach will be temporarily closed to the public. The restrictions will be effective until the City's local emergency is no longer proclaimed.

Establishment Type Full Closure Partial-Closure No Closure
Bars, Lounges, and Nightclubs that DO NOT SERVE FOOD X    
Movie theaters and live performance venues X    
Bowling alleys and arcades X    
Gyms and fitness centers, and art, dance, music studios, cultural venues and facilities, and indoor recreational facilities and uses
All restaurants (or bars, lounges or nightclubs that serve food)  

Barbershops and Hair Salons


Nail Salons and Massage establishments that do not provide medical care    
Grocery stores
There is no shortage of food or interruption of our food supply
Cafeterias within hospitals, nursing homes and similar facilities     X
Pharmacies     X
Food banks     X

Service Details by Department

City Council Meetings
City Clerk
Community Development
Parks and Recreation
Public Works
Reach Manhattan Beach
Homeless Outreach
Cancelled Events