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March 26, 2020 City of Cerritos COVID Informational Report (City of Cerritos YouTube Channel)

Added March 27, 2020

Home Isolation Health Officer Order (PDF)

Added March 27, 2020

Home Quarantine Health Officer Order (PDF)

Added March 27, 2020

Novel Coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Added March 26, 2020

Trash and Recyclables Collection During COVID-19 Emergency Response

Added March 30, 2020

Los Angeles County Launches New Interactive Digital Dashboards, Connecting Residents to Latest Updates on COVID-19 Impacts

Added March 30, 2020

Los Angeles County alerts public about increasing COVID-19 scams, warns of fraudulent websites, emails and donations

Added March 25, 2020

Safer at Home Order for the Control of COVID-19 by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Officer (PDF)

Added March 23, 2020

Added March 27, 2020

County of Los Angeles declares local health emergency in response to new novel coronavirus activity

Updated March 4, 2020

Los Angeles County has ordered all bars, clubs, theaters, entertainment centers and fitness centers in the County to close until further notice. Restaurants are permitted to serve take out or delivery food only and grocery stores may remain open.

Added March 17, 2020

Health Officer Order for the Control of

Added March 17, 2020

Cerritos Drinking Water is Filtered, Disinfected and Safe to Drink (PDF)

Added March 25, 2020

Federal, State, County and School Districts COVID-19 Response Resources for Residents, Students and Businesses

Updated March 20, 2020


Added March 15, 2020
Updated April 3, 2020


A MESSAGE FROM MAYOR NARESH SOLANKI, MARCH 18, 2020 – Please note that this video was recorded on March 18, 2020 and changes have occurred since that time. For the most current updates as they relate to City facilities, programs and events, please refer to the list below.

Added March 19, 2020


Updated March 27, 2020

  • Cerritos Sheriff's Station/Community Safety Center
    Open 24 hours per day, seven days a week
  • Outdoor Recreation facilities are open during regular operating hours, with the EXCEPTION of playgrounds and all courts and tracks at all park facilities (which are closed). Cerritos residents are reminded to practice social distancing at all times, including children visiting the City's outdoor recreation facilities.
  • Water service provided by the City of Cerritos will not be subject to shut off due to overdue payment until further notice.
  • The City's overnight parking restrictions will not be enforced until at least Sun., Apr. 19 and until further notice. In addition, citations will not be issued for vehicles parked on the street on street sweeping days.
  • The Cerritos on Wheels (COW) fixed route service will operate Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will arrive at each bus stop every sixty (60) minutes. The temporary COW bus schedule may be accessed here.
  • The Dial-A-Ride demand response service will continue to provide service to Cerritos Seniors and residents with disabilities Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(through Sun., Apr. 19 and until further notice)

Updated March 31, 2020

  • City Hall is closed to the public
    • The public is encouraged to utilize online services and to communicate by telephone.
  • Cerritos Library
    • Due dates for borrowed library materials due now will be automatically extended through April 30, 2020 and customers can return materials in the drop boxes located at the Cerritos Civic Center.
    • Cerritos Library staff members are available to assist patrons by telephone at (562) 916-1340.
    • Cerritos Library’s cloudLibrary and hoopla digital books and media services and online research databases are available to cardholders.
  • Cerritos Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park
    • All programs and classes are canceled.
    • Special arrangements will be made for the lunch program.
    • Please call (562) 916-8550 for information.
  • Cerritos Olympic Swim & Fitness Center
  • Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course
  • Playgrounds at all park facilities
  • Community Gymnasiums
    at Cerritos and Whitney High Schools
  • Cerritos Skate Park
  • Heritage Park Play Island
  • Community Centers (indoor facilities only):
    • Cerritos Park East
    • Liberty Park
    • Heritage Park
  • Basketball courts at all park facilities
  • Fitness equipment at El Rancho Verde Park and Liberty Park
  • Handball courts at Cerritos Park East
  • Pickleball courts at Liberty Park
  • Tennis courts at all park facilities
  • Volleyball courts at all park facilities
  • Community walking tracks at Cerritos Park East and Liberty Park


Updated April 3, 2020

  • All Recreation Services programs and classes
    Canceled through at least Sunday, April 19 and until further notice.
  • Cerritos Resident Talent Show
    Saturday, April 4
  • Easter Egg Hunts
    Saturday, April 11
  • Community Spring Festival
    Friday, April 24-Sunday, April 26
  • Memorial Day Ceremony
    Monday, May 25
  • All Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts shows through June 6.
    The Ticket Office will be contacting ticket buyers.
  • Kids' Fishing Derby
    Saturday, June 6


Updated April 2, 2020

  • Property Preservation Commission meeting
    Tuesday, April 28


Updated March 18, 2020

  • City Council meeting
    Thursday, April 9
  • City Council meeting
    Thursday, April 23


Updated March 23, 2020

For more information about 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), visit:

Updated March 12, 2020

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New Web-Based Parking Permit Program Available

  • Apply for an annual, special circumstances or temporary parking permit online.
  • For more information, please contact the Community Safety Division at (562) 916-1266.

Join the Cerritos Neighborhood Watch program

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County begins sewer rehabilitation project along 166th Street and at Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course (PDF)

  • Work is expected to be completed by end of spring.
  • For more information, call (562) 916-1219.

United States Census 2020

Participate in Family Poster Contest — entries due Wednesday, May 13 (PDF)

Arbor Day Poster Contest open — entries due Friday, April 10 (PDF)

Draft Pine Tree Reforestation Program for Residential Parkways (PDF)

Report a streetlight outage

  • If you would like to report a streetlight outage or a malfunctioning streetlight, please visit the Southern California Edison website page located here.



West Nile virus

Cerritos Financial Transparency


Red Imported Fire Ants Prevention Program

City of Cerritos reaches settlement with State of California regarding former Redevelopment Agency

Community Development fee changes/increases effective July 1, 2017

Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program

Short-term rentals prohibited in the City of Cerritos effective August 13, 2016 (PDF)

Conserve Energy SoCal – Help reduce energy use

Successor Agency to the Cerritos Redevelopment Agency

Visit the Film Cerritos website

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Water Conservation

Annual Water Quality Report for 2017 (PDF)

This notice provides important information about revised mandatory water conservation regulations (PDF)

Self-Certified Water Conservation Standard

Metropolitan Water District Conservation Rebate Program

State Water Resources Control Board Emergency Regulations and Mandatory Conservation

Drought-Tolerant Front Yard Landscape Design Manual and Plant Color Reference Guide offered

Cerritos Saves Water by Irrigating with Recycled Water

The City of Cerritos irrigates more than 200 acres of City-owned property, including most parks, parkways and medians, with...

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Continuing Stories

Cerritos Library featured in article “50 Most Beautiful Libraries in the World”

Golden State Freeway (I-5) construction project underway between the Orange County line and the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) (Caltrans website)

Private company selling Water and Sewer Line Insurance Policy is not affiliated with the City

Water bill payment options available

In addition to paying your Cerritos water bill through the mail, by phone or in person, on-line water bill payments...

Automatic Payment Option (PDF)  
Pay Online      *New* Online Water Billing Portal


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