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Shop Local for the Holidays - Spend in Paramount


Going out to shop for the holiday? Why go far?

Here's a reminder to Shop Local and Spend in Paramount whenever you can. We have over 900 businesses in town that can fulfill your holiday shopping needs.

And part of what you pay, stays.

Sales tax helps to pay for our parks, streets, public safety, and other City programs and services. It also creates jobs, its convenient, and it saves you gas.

Always Shop Local and invest in the future of our community!

Holiday Schedules, Trash Pickup, Street Sweeping


Paramount City Hall will be closed on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25 and, in lieu of Christmas Eve, on Tuesday, December 26. It will also be closed on New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018. The Paramount Sheriff's Station will be open on all of those days from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Christmas and New Year's Day will alter the garbage collection schedule slightly.

On Christmas, Monday, December 25, there will be no trash pick-up. Trash service will resume on Tuesday and be delayed one day through the week; Monday's on Tuesday, Tuesday's on Wednesday, and so on.

Likewise, New Year's Day falls on Monday, January 1, 2018. So there will be no trash pick-up on that day. Service will resume on Tuesday and be delayed one day; Monday's on Tuesday, Tuesday's on Wednesday, and so on.

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Sign Up to Receive Important Messages


The City has a new mass communication notification system called Nixle. This sends emergency and other notifications to the Paramount community via cell phone, landline, email, text and social media (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube).

To receive these important alerts - which can be related to public safety/emergency/disaster issues, special events in Paramount, community announcements, and other topics - find the Nixle tab on the left side of the homepage, and click there.

You can choose how these messages are delivered to you. You cancel the service and delete your information at any time. Also, your information will never be shared with any businesses or outside agencies.

Keep informed about essential items from the City of Paramount.

For a list of FAQ Click Here

Paramount on YouTube


A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans Available for Viewing

HUD Consolidated and Action Plans

Attached is the 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan inclusive of the 2017-2021 Action Plan. Logo Clean Water State Revolving Fund Logo California Water Boards Logo

The City of Paramount is a participant in the Los Angeles Gateway Authority Catch Basin Insert project for the Los Angeles River Watershed. Funding has been provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Clean Water Revolving Fund through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board.

Upcoming Events

12/19/17 - 5:00 PM
City Council Meeting - CANCELLED

12/20/17 - 6:00 PM
Parks & Recreation Commission

12/22/17 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

12/26/17 - 6:00 PM
Public Safety Commission - CANCELLED

12/29/17 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Paramount Farmers Market

Phone Numbers

City Hall
Mon. - Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fri., 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(562) 220-2000

Sheriff's Station
Mon. - Sun., 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily
Holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2002

Code Enforcement
(562) 220-2045

Parks, facilities, sports, classes, senior services
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2121

Building & Safety/Planning
Building permits, inspections, zoning
The Building and Safety Department is closed every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(562) 220-2036

Public Works
Street sweeping, tree trimming, sidewalks, potholes
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(562) 220-2020

Servicio al Cliente en EspaƱol
(562) 220-2017

Water Dept.
(562) 220-2010

Graffiti Hotline
(562) 220-2233

Employment Hotline
(562) 220-2080

Business Licenses
(562) 220-2013

Dog Licenses
(562) 220-2018

Yard Sale Permits
(562) 220-2018

Easy Rider Shuttle
(562) 633-2904

College Bound Bus
(562) 220-2121

Paramount Petroleum Learning Center at Spane Park
(562) 220-2250

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