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.

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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 (Street Sweeping Enforcement Temporarily Suspended)
Parks and Recreation Programming Temporarily Suspended
Trash/Recycling Services Normal
Sewer Services Normal
Street Sweeping Temporarily Suspended
Retail Businesses See list below
City Hall Closed (Limited Service Operations) 
Construction Activity Normal (Inspections Ongoing)
Limited Services Information
 Building Permits Limited  (Processing current permits but limited new permits)
Limited Services Information

Transportation (Beach Cities Transit) Modified Services
Greenbelt (Veterans Parkway)  Open (with social distancing required)
Beaches/Strand/Bike Path Closed
Beach Parking Lots (El Porto, Pier and Bruce's Beach) Closed (Permit Parking Only)
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)
City Parks, Playgrounds, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts,
Fitness Areas, Sand Dune
Farmer's Market Closed
County Library Closed
Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) Schools Closed

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 X    
All restaurants (or bars, lounges or nightclubs that serve food)  

Prohibited from serving food to dine-in customers, but may continue to offer food via delivery, takeout, or drive-through.


For those establishments offering food pick-up options, proprietors must establish social distancing practices for those patrons in the queue for pick-up (minimum 6 foot distance between patrons).

Physical health and beauty services, including spas, hair salons, massage establishments, and nail salons, that do not provide medical care  X    
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