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Resource Recovery & Recycling Division
2500 Michigan Ave.
Santa Monica, CA  90404


Phone: 310-458-2223
Fax: 310-264-7750

Office Hours:

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, our offices will be CLOSED to the public until further notice.

Mon. - Thurs.:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Holiday Schedule

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Street Sweeping and Sidewalk Cleaning

UPDATE: Street sweeping resumed in all zones beginning June 1, 2020, once per month. >> See the latest on the City's Coronavirus FAQs.

The City of Santa Monica maintains a street sweeping program to comply with provisions of the federally mandated Clean Water Act. Street sweeping helps to remove pollutants which can potentially reach the Santa Monica Bay.

How often are the streets swept?
Street sweeping in the beach parking lots and in the Downtown area will continue as scheduled. Beginning June 2020, residential streets and alleys will be swept on a monthly basis, during the first week of the month. 

Do I need to move my car for street sweeping
City staff requests that you park your cars off the street on your scheduled sweeping day. Sweeping around parked cars requires more time and is a dangerous maneuver. Moving your cars will allow the sweeper to do a better job for you and your neighbors. Citations for parking violations based on street sweeping remain suspended until June 30, unless further extended. >>Learn more.

Visit the city's interactive SM Map System to find out the street sweeping schedule in your neighborhood. Click the layers Layers Icon for GIS   icon at the bottom of the page then check Street Sweeping Days in the Layers list and click to reveal the day. Pan and zoom as needed using the tools above.


Pressure Washing

We use modern equipment capable of capturing and recycling wash water. Our pressure washing services are held to the same environmental standards as for street sweeping
. No water enters the storm drain system.
We pressure wash sidewalks, parking structures and loading docks for a reasonable fee.
Requests for pressure washing may be made by calling (310) 458-2223.

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