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Santa Monica, CA 
Phone: 310-458-8974

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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.

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

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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 beach, promenade, parks and urban forest beautiful! 

End of Summer 2018
Revamped dinosaur planters on the Promenade
Joslyn Park dog run maintenance
New palm at 4th and Colorado

April 2018
Volleyball court maintenance on SM Beach
Live bee removal from city tree 
New composite benches in Beach Park I

Mulch rings in Ocean View Park
Turf renovation in Douglas Park

Tree pruning along PCH
Trash can refurbishment in Palisades Park 
Annual rose garden pruning

January 2018
Palisades Park upgrades
New playground equipment at Ozone Park
City Hall trees transplanted to the SM beach

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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