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Town Hall meeting on public safety to be held on Wednesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. at Cerritos Park East

The City of Cerritos will host a Mock Election Vote Center site on September 28 and 29 at Liberty Park II, located at 19033 Studebaker Road in Cerritos (PDF)

U.S. 2020 Census canvassing has begun in Cerritos

  • Now through mid-October, U.S. Census workers are canvassing some Cerritos neighborhoods to verify addresses in preparation for the 2020 U.S. Census.
  • Workers are required to show official government identification.
  • For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau website at

Lane closure planned on westbound Del Amo Boulevard between Norwalk and Pioneer Boulevards, Monday, August 19-Thursday, October 31

  • The rightmost traffic lane on this segment of Del Amo Boulevard will be closed for construction and improvements.
  • Work to be done includes removing trees; repairing concrete, curbs, gutters and sidewalks; and re-establishing landscaping and irrigation.
  • Increased traffic and congestion should be expected during this time.
  • Please call the Department of Public Works at (562) 916-1220 with any questions.

Kids Poster Contest open to Cerritos residents and students ages 5 to 14 through Wednesday, October 23 with the theme “How Art Enriches Life” (PDF)

Enjoy an evening of Halloween family fun at Don Knabe Community Regional Park on Thursday, October 31 (PDF)

Health and Wellness Fair to be held at the Cerritos Senior Center on Friday, October 4 (PDF)

Vendor registration info for the Senior Health and Wellness Fair

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.



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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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