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2600 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 
Phone: 310-458-8974
Email: public.landscape@smgov.net

Office hours: 
Mon - Thurs, 7:30am - 5:30pm
Alternate Fridays, 8am - 5pm    
(See the schedule here)


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Through our Facebook page, you can learn about the city's parks, promenade, beach and trees, and see local, national and international articles related to these topics. Through our photos, videos and concise stories, you will also learn how these spaces and resources are maintained and improved. Keep a look out for our monthly newsletter here as well!

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Welcome to the City of Santa Monica's Public Landscape Division!

We maintain the city's parks, landscapes, downtown and Santa Monica State Beach. Learn more by clicking below!

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We are also involved in city events such as Arbor Day, the LA Marathon, and COAST.

To submit a maintenance request or report an issue, please use GO Santa Monica.

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Sign up for our mailing lists to be notified of upcoming Urban Forest Task Force meetings or to learn about scheduled tree removals.


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Santa Monica's Department of Public Works, which includes the Public Landscape Division, is accredited by the American Public Works Association.

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Monthly Newsletters

Subscribe to learn more about PLD's behind-the-scenes efforts to make Santa Monica's beach, promenade, parks and urban forest beautiful! 

November 2017
Beach clean-up after first storm
Planter renovations at Ocean View Park 
Vandalized tree replaced on Esplanade

October 2017
New plants in Douglas Park
Hulu bike rescue at the beach 
COAST 2017

September 2017
Landscape modification at Palisades Park
Renovated play structure at Reed Park 
Palm removal on Montana and 4th St.

August 2017
Refurbished sports field at Los Amigos
Montana Stairs closed for renovations 
New trees planted on Lincoln Boulevard

July 2017
Planter refurbishments at Douglas and Reed
New landscaping on Third Street Promenade 
Beach clean-up after Twilight Concerts

June 2017
New solar trash can on Esplanade
Sand fence removal for summer 
Playground refurbished at Gandara Park

May 2017
Tree work in Tongva Park
New rider toy at Beach Park 1 
Reestablishing turf in Douglas Park
Repairs on Esplanade walkway

April 2017
Modified trash containers for beach
New irrigation in Woodlawn Cemetery 
Douglas Park walking paths restored
Planter beds restored in Palisades Park

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