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2600 Ocean Park Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 
Phone: (310) 458-8974

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Welcome to the City of Santa Monica's Public Landscape Division (PLD). We maintain the City's parks, landscapes, urban forestswim center, and oceanfront.

To submit a maintenance request or report an issue to us, please use Santa Monica 311.

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If you see this sign, an area is under construction. Check back often for project updates.

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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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Subscribe to learn more about PLD's behind-the-scenes efforts to make Santa Monica's parks, landscapes, urban forest, swim center, and oceanfront beautiful!

Installation of valves and sensors for irrigation
Playground equipment replacement
Relocation of volleyball courts
Swim Center annual maintenance
Plant area for new Clover Park restrooms
Throwback to Repainting of Pier sign

Tree well expansions on Colorado Esplanade
Annual renovations of Memorial and Los Amigos Baseball fields
Pressure washing at beach restrooms
Pier deck board replacements
ADA-compliant handrails at the Pier
Resurfacing Reed Park basketball court
Playground repairs
Palm tree installation at City Services Building

November 2019
Public Landscape at COAST
Painting railings at the Pier
Annual Douglas Park pond cleaning

October 2019
Staff using stump grinder to help in sidewalk installations
New hand dryers at the Pier
Benches added in Ocean View Park

September 2019
Staff utilizing new weed abatement technology
Plantings at Los Amigos Park and Douglas Park
Sustainability in pressure washing

Summer 2019
Beach Maintenance educational outreach
Ocean Park Branch Library turf restoration
New trees near the south entrance of the Pier

March 2019
Tree work on California Avenue
Annual tree pruning on the Promenade

February 2019
Smart irrigation controller on San Vicente
New playground equipment at VAP

January 2019
Danger signs in Palisades Park
Planter refurbishment at Douglas Park
Graffiti removal at beach restroom

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