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Farmers Market on Fridays in Progress Park

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The Paramount Farmers Market is open every Friday at Progress Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15500 Downey Ave.

It features fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of other food items. Vendors also accept EBT.

There is plenty of parking and Progress Park is a stop for the Easy Rider shuttle. For more information, please call (562) 220-2121.


Register for Live Well Paramount 5k/1k Runs


Live Well Paramount (formerly the Smarts, Arts & Healthy Hearts Fair) will be held Saturday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Paramount Park. With the theme of "Be Smart, Be Creative, Be Fit," the fair will support education, promote local artists, and feature a variety of health/fitness vendors to encourage healthy behaviors. The top ten Paramount High School students from each grade will also be recognized by the City Council and Paramount Unified School District Board of Education.

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Boulevard of Heroes to Honor Paramount Military Members


The City of Paramount will be honoring our brave men and women who are serving in the military by creating a "Boulevard of Heroes" with streetlight banners along a section of Paramount Blvd.

In order to qualify as an honoree, the individual must be a current member of the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserve, and National Guard) and a resident of Paramount. Or they must have lived in Paramount prior to joining the military and currently have an immediate family member in town.

Applications for the recognition are available at City Hall, the City Yard, the Paramount Park Community Center, and the Sheriff's Station. There is no fee to apply. You will need to provide proof of Paramount residency and a copy of the service member's military identification card.

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Free Fitness Events In April and May

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Live Well Paramount (formerly the Smarts, Arts & Healthy Hearts Fair) will be held Saturday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Paramount Park. Leading up to the Fair, the City will hold a series of free Saturday morning fitness events for residents to enjoy.
The schedule is as follows:

April 16: Zumba (Paramount Park Gym, 9-10 a.m.).
April 23: Yoga (Paramount Park Gym, 9-10 a.m.).
April 30: Walk with the Mayor and ¼-Mile Run/Obstacle Course Challenge (Salud Park 10 a.m.-12 p.m.).
May 7: Cross Fit (Paramount Park Gym. 9-10 a.m., age 16 and up).
Contact the Paramount Recreation Department at (562) 220-2121 for more information.

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City Photo Gallery Now Online


Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at

We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!

All photographs taken by the City of Paramount at our programs and events may be used by the City for marketing of these programs and events on printed and electronic formats.

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

Bicycle Master Plan Public Comments


With the assistance of project consultant Alta Planning + Design, the cities of Paramount and Bellflower have collaborated on a joint Bike & Trail Master Plan (BMP). The plan has been funded by a Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) sustainability grant.

Click here to view the BMP. For questions of comments, contact Wendy Macias, Public Works Manager, (562) 220-2111,

Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule

On January 28, 2016, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.


(ROPS 16-17)

(ROPS-January 2016 thru June 2016)


Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website. 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

04/29/16 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Farmers Market

05/03/16 - 6:00 PM
City Council Meeting

05/05/16 - 1:30 PM
Senior Services Commission

05/05/16 - 6:00 PM
Public Works Commission

05/06/16 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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 Español
(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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