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Cerritos General Municipal Election
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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Explore the new ballot marking device at two demonstrations in December (PDF)

Draft Pine Tree Reforestation Program for Residential Parkways (PDF)

“Living with Coyotes in an Urban Environment” workshop set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11

Construction and improvements planned on westbound Del Amo Boulevard between Norwalk and Pioneer Boulevards, now through Sunday, December 15

  • Intermittent lane closures may occur.
  • Increased traffic and congestion should be expected during this time.
  • Please call the Department of Public Works at (562) 916-1220 with any questions.

Help make the holiday season brighter for the less fortunate in the area by donating to local community programs (PDF)

Calls for audition appointments will be taken at Cerritos Park East beginning Monday, February 10 for the annual Resident Talent Show on Saturday, April 4 (PDF)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Art Contest open to students in grades K-12 through Friday, January 3 (PDF)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Contest open to students in grades 7-12 through Friday, January 3 (PDF)

Enjoy some holiday cheer by visiting Santa's Holiday Island at Heritage Park on Saturday, December 14 (PDF)

City introduces new annual parking permit placard (PDF)

Residents advised that current annual parking permits remain valid until further notice

  • The City is in the process of migrating its current parking permit system to an online solution that will be more convenient and efficient.
  • Residents will be notified when the City's new internet-based parking system is available for renewing their annual parking permit(s).
  • If you have any questions regarding your current permit, please contact the Community Safety Division at (562) 916-1266.

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 On-line


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