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Who should I contact to make arrangements to reserve the picnic area?
Please call Darby Park at 310.412.5391, Rogers Park at 310.412.5504 or Vincent Park at 310.412.5370.

Am I eligibile to participate in the Senior Nutrition Program?
All seniors, 60 years of age or older are eligible to participate in our Senior Nutrition Program.  Lunch served Monday through Friday from 12:00 noon until 12:30 p.m. at the Inglewood Senior Center, Lennox Senior Center and Hawthorne Senior Center.  The suggested donation is $1.50.

Are carports/canopies illegal in the City of Inglewood?  
Yes.  Carports and porte cocheres cannot be used in lieu of the code required parking garage. A permit must be obtained in order to have a carport or porte cochere in the City of Inglewood. All requests for permits must go through the Planning Division, located at the 4th floor of Inglewood City Hall. Once Planning approves the request form, materials and location, the Code Enforcement Division will be notified. This process prevents illegal use and construction of structures that diminish both the look and safety standards of our community.

Are garage conversions legal?

 
Don’t use your garage as additional space either for yourself or for others. This is usage, unhealthy, and unattractive.

Are garage/yard sales permitted in the City? 
Yes.  The City of Inglewood has updated the garage/yard sale ordinance (IMC 5-81). The code allows for two garage sales per calendar year (a sale is two consecutive days) per household and prohibits the sale of new items. A permit must be obtained at least five days prior to the date of the sale, and must be on display at the site. The permitted hours of operation are between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The required permit may be obtained for $5.00 from the Finance Department, 1st floor, City Hall, One Manchester Blvd. For additional information call the Code Enforcement Division at 310-412-5590.

As an added convenience to Inglewood residents, effective June 15, 1999, the City Council designated the third weekend of August as an annual citywide garage and yard sale weekend. Hours of operation, advertising and parking regulations will remain in effect. Residents conducting a garage sale on this weekend will not have the sale on this weekend counted as one of their two allowable permitted sales annually.

Are handicap placards exempted from Residential Parking Permits?
Yes, handicap placards are exempt from being cited, they must be visibly hung on the rear view mirror of your vehicle.

Are Residential Parking Permits exempted from street sweeping?
No, your vehicle will be cited; all vehicles must be removed for street sweeping.

Are there any regulations for the display of flags/signs?
Yes.  New regulations have been adopted by the City of Inglewood that restricts the display of flags. Any business may display national, state or other governmental flags. Public or nonprofit institutions (Red Cross, Boy Scouts, churches, etc.) may display flags that depict their respective logos. The American Flag may not be used for advertising purposes. Car dealership and plant nurseries may display other types of flags and/or string pennants or other wind-activated devices may be displayed by any business at any time. A banner (affixed to the wall of a building) may be displayed longer than 30 days at a time, and not more than a total of 45 days in a calendar year. Realtors may display flags on a property offered for sale, but only when an open house is being conducted. Such flags may not be placed along the street or the properties. For additional information, please call the Property Maintenance Section at 310-412-5590. (Ord. 2459 12-13-83; Ord. 95-26 11-7-95). For additional information please refer to IMC Sections 12-74 (f, g, k) and Section 12-75 (a, f, g, h, i)

Are there athletic or fitness programs for adults
Yes.  The City’s Sports Program offers recreational opportunities for adults interested in tennis, basketball, swimming and softball.  Additionally,racquet ball and weight room facilities are available for use by adult participants.  For more information, contact the Sports Section at (310) 412-5370.

Are there extensions on parking citations?
No, there are no extensions on parking tickets. You have 21 days to pay the original bail amount anything after the 21 days; the bail amount will increase.

Can I be cited for overgrown vegetation/grass?
Yes.  Don’t allow overgrown vegetation rubbish to accumulate in your yard. This situation creates an unsightly appearance for your home as well as your neighborhood. It also can result in a fire hazard if the vegetation dries out, as is often the case during summer months IMC Section 11-70, (1-4, 15 and 7-18).

Can I park my vehicle in a meter stall after meter hours?
Yes, you can park your vehicle at a meter stall after meter hours at no cost.

Can I pay cash when registering for a class?
All fees must be paid by check or money order. No cash will be accepted.

Can I pay my parking ticket online
Yes, at http://www.cityofinglewood.org/depts/finance/online_payments/default.asp

Can I raise chickens, rabbits, etc.?
No. It is illegal to raise or keep chickens, rabbits, pigeons, ducks, goats or any fowl or livestock on your property.  IMC Section 4-46.

Can Residential Parking Permits be used anywhere in the City of Inglewood?  
Residential parking permits can only be used in your area; each area is assigned a specific permit color. (Please note that if your color does not match the area where vehicle is parked you will be cited.)

Do I have to put money in meters on Holidays?
No, all meters are free on Sundays and all National Recognized Holidays.

Do I need to obtain a license for my pet?
Yes.  Dog Licenses are issued by the Los Angeles County Office of Animal Control, however, the application may be completed and paid for in the City Clerk’s office, located at One Manchester Blvd. All applicants must show proof of rabies vaccination before a dog license may be obtained. The standard fee for a dog license $60.00 per year; if your dog is spayed or neutered, the fee is reduced to $20.00 per year. Senior citizens with a dog that is either spayed or neutered pay a reduced annual fee of $7.50 per year. If the animal is not - spayed/neutered the fee is $60.00.

Do I still have to pay the bail amount to contest a parking citation if my vehicle was stolen at time it was issued?
No, you can come to City Hall on the 2nd floor for immediate dismissal; you would need to bring a copy of the stolen police report and Identification Card; also by mail you need to mail a copy of the items listed above.

Do the notices I receive carry a fine?
Yes.  In the past, our code enforcement procedures did not include fines for non-compliance.  Under the new law, an initial violation, if corrected, does not carry a penalty.  These new procedures have been established to encourage repeat property maintenance offenders to comply more quickly, while offsetting associated Code Enforcement violations.

Excessive noise is a problem in my neighborhood, is it legal?
Don’t play loud music or make loud noises, which disturbs the peace and quiet of your neighborhoods. This includes playing radios loudly while operating cars, vans or suv’s Inglewood Municipal Code Section IMC Section 5-29.

How do I buy a HUD home?
Please refer to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/reo/reobuyfaq.cfm.  Or call 1-888-827-5605, 1600 North Broadway, Suite 100, Santa Ana, 92706 or visit http://www.hud.org/.

How do I dispose of large of pieces of furniture?
Waste Management will pick up your bulky items at no charge on your regular service day. Please call them 24 hours in advance to arrange for pick up. In addition, they will offer two annual “Operation Clean Sweep” days, in May and October, where they will pick up bulky items around the city.

WARNING: Items that could be dangerous when compacted, such as TV or radio tubes and loose glass, should be set to the side of your refuse container for special handling

How do I file a complaint?
Complaints may be filed with the Code Enforcement Section, in person, by mail or telephone in the following manner, identify the specific complaint of nuisance, give your name, address and telephone number (this information is essential and kept confidential), give the location of the problem, street name and house number, give specific description of complaint (description of vehicle etc.)

How do I obtain a Residential Parking Permit?
To obtain a residential parking permit you need to present a current utility bill with your name and address or a copy of rental or lease agreement. Cable or Telephone bills are not accepted.

How do I obtain a residential parking permit?
To obtain a residential parking permit you need to present a current utility bill with your name and address or a copy of rental or lease agreement. Cable or Telephone bills are not accepted.

How do I register to take a class at an Inglewood park or recreation center?
Registration for all recreation and cultural classes is required in advance and will be accepted prior to the first day of class - by mail and in person. All sessions are offered on a monthly basis unless otherwise noted.

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION
Mail-in registration will be accepted from the first of the month to the 20th of the month for enrollment in classes beginning the following month. NOTE: Mail must be postmarked no later than the 20th. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.

To register, complete the Registration Form for recreation and cultural classes, include a check or money order made payable to “City of Inglewood” and send to: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, ATTN: Cultural Section, One Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301

GENERAL REGISTRATION
General registration will be taken at Inglewood City Hall – Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department Office – One Manchester Blvd. (Seventh Floor - Ste. 700) – from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. General registration is taken up until the 20th of each month.

Registration taken via mail-in and at City Hall will be given enrollment and waiting list priority.

ONSITE REGISTRATION
Participants may register the third week of the month, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; at the site the class is being offered.

How do I reserve a meeting room? 
A Facility Reservation Form must be completed by the requestor.  A form may be obtained and reservations made by visiting your local park and recreation center.  The City’s parks and recreation facilities may be reserved for meetings, events, weddings or social functions and private picnics. Because of the popularity of the facilities, requests for reservation are accepted on a first come, first served basis up to three (3) months in advance of the requested date (Example: all February dates are available for reservation effective November 1st or the first working day of November of the preceding year).

How many Residential Parking Permits are issued to each household, and do they expire?
Each household receives (4) permits, for additional permits there is a charge of $25 dollars per permit. Permits expire on December 31 of every year.

How much does it cost to reserve a meeting room or other facility at an Inglewood Park?

Rental fees are established per Inglewood Municipal Code - Chapter 2 – Article 8 - Section 2-271) The following charges shall apply for rental of the City’s parks and recreation facilities:

1. Auditoriums at all Recreation Centers -- for each one-hour period (minimum rental of two hours):
Resident groups -- $20/hr.
Resident groups with events with admission charges -- $40/hr.
Non-Resident groups --$40/hr.
Non-Resident groups with events with admission charges -- $75/hr.

2. Lobbies and patios at all recreation centers -- for each one-hour period (minimum rental of two hours):
Resident groups -- $10/hr.
Non-Resident groups --$20/hr. 

3. Conference rooms at all recreation-centers -- for each one-hour period (available only to resident groups):
Resident groups only -- No fee shall be charged.

4. Picnic areas at all recreation centers (minimum rental of two hours):
Resident groups -- No fee shall be charged.
Non-Resident groups -- $40/hr.
Over one thousand persons -- special Council permit required. 

5. Baseball diamonds and athletic fields:
Resident groups -- No reservation fee will be charged provided that groups meet eligibility requirements listed in Section 2-270.3.
Non-Resident groups -- For a minimum of two hours or until the game is finished, but not to exceed three hours, the fee is $20.00/hr.

6. Inglewood Playhouse at Vincent Park
Resident groups:
i. Performances -- $25/hour (four hour minimum, first day; per hour each additional day).
ii. Rehearsal -- $15/hour.
iii. Clean-up fee -- $25 per performance.
iv. Damage deposit -- $250 (refundable).
Additional costs may also be required for lighting and sound technicians; staffing costs for the Playhouse Manager are separate and are based on actual staffing costs and time.

Non-resident groups:
i. Performances -- $50/hour (four hour minimum, first day; per hour each additional day).
ii. Rehearsal -- $15/hour.
iii. Clean-up fee -- $25 per performance.
iv. Damage deposit -- $250 (refundable).
Additional costs may also be required for lighting and sound technicians; staffing costs for the Playhouse Manager are separate and are based on actual staffing costs and time.

I am a senior in need of services.
Care Management is a program that provides support and services to frail and disabled seniors and adults. The goal is to put services in place to enable seniors to live as independently as possible, avoiding inappropriate institutionalization. This includes services for caregivers as well as for senior (ages 60 +) caregivers who are caring for a minor child or children. These services include client intakes and assessments, referrals to needed services which may include medical evaluation, legal assistance, behavior management, transportation and in-home assistance, as well as respite, supportive counseling and support groups for caregivers. The service area is Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lennox and Ladera Heights. For more information, call (310) 412-4380.

 

I am homebound and would like to have meals delivered to my home.
We serve Home Delivered Meals (meals-on-wheels) to seniors who are homebound because of illness, age or frailty. These are the same meals we serve in our dining room and we serve them the same five days per week. We have a frozen home delivered meal program as well and can often provide meals for weekends.

The Home Delivered Meals Program is a temporary service designed to help you through a period where you can’t get out, cook or shop for yourself. A care manager will make a determination if you qualify. There are services available if you are homebound for a longer period of time.

For more information, contact the Inglewood Senior Center, (310) 412-4380. Ask for Care Management. 


I am unable to get around and need a ride
The Inglewood Senior Center offers several transportation opportunities to residents of Inglewood Lennox and Hawthorne. Our services include: para-transit (wheelchair accessible vans), taxi coupons, I-line shuttle and discount bus passes. We also refer our clients to other modes of transportation. For appointments call (310) 412-4378.

I have a family member with Alzheimer’s and I need help.
The Care Advocate project is an integral component in the ongoing care management services available through the Senior Center. Through a grant from the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., a Care Advocate is available to assist clients with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, their caregivers and families.

These services include client intakes and assessments, referrals to needed services which may include medical evaluation, legal assistance, behavior management, transportation and appropriate out-of-home placement, as well as respite, supportive counseling and support groups for caregivers.

The Care Advocate identifies and accesses the informal neighborhood networks and conducts community education presentations. For more information, call (310) 412-4380.

I haven’t received my water bill this month
Please call (310) 412-5310

I need help with long term care.
The Information and Assistance desk at the Senior Center is the place to go for all sorts of information relevant to senior citizens and disabled adults. The staff and volunteers will assist you in obtaining the services you may need, provide referrals and answer your questions. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

You can get assistance with food, health services and transportation; Social Security and Medi-Cal; rebates and discounts, educational opportunities, and much more. If they don’t have the answer, they will assist you in finding it. For more information, call (310) 412-4370.

I need to know about Medicaid or Medicare.
The Information and Assistance desk at the Senior Center is the place to go for all sorts of information relevant to senior citizens and disabled adults. The staff and volunteers will assist you in obtaining the services you may need, provide referrals and answer your questions. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

You can get assistance with food, health services and transportation; Social Security and Medi-Cal; rebates and discounts, educational opportunities, and much more. If they don’t have the answer, they will assist you in finding it. For more information, call (310) 412-5338.

I want to report a gas leak
For any suspected gas emergency, or questions regarding a gas odor or carbon monoxide, please call the gas company immediately at 1-800-427-2200.

If I am handicap do I have to pay at the meter?
No, if you are handicap with a valid handicap placard you can park at the meter for free. You must place the placard visibly on the rear view mirror of your vehicle. If at any time your vehicle is cited, bring your citation along with your handicap placard, handicap registration, and a California Driver’s License or Identification Card to City Hall Traffic Division 2nd floor for an Administrative Review.

If I am sitting on my vehicle do I have to put money in the meter?
Yes, once you are occupying a stall you have to put money in the meter.

Is lawn/yard parking illegal?
Yes. Don’t park cars on your front lawn, aside from giving your home and neighborhood an unsightly appearance, lawn parking is a violation of the Inglewood Municipal Code IMC 12-15 and can result in the issuance of a citation to the owner of the vehicle.

Is outside vending legal in the City of Inglewood?
Yes.  Vendors who do not possess a valid business license to sell food, jewelry, clothing, incense and other merchandise are doing so illegally. The City of Inglewood does not allow itinerant (roving) vending. If you allow these vendors to enter your establishment and sell to the patrons, you may be breaking the law. When you observe this type of activity, please call the Code Enforcement Section at 310-412-5590.

Is performing vehicle maintenance work/repairs on streets/alleys prohibited?
Yes performing vehicle maintenance work repairs on streets/alleys are prohibited IMC Section 10-18.

Is refuse collected on Holidays?
Refuse will not be picked up on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Collections scheduled for these holidays will be made on the day following each holiday. For more information, please call customer service at 310-605-6000.

My electric bill is wrong
Call Southern California Edison at (800) 684-8123 for any questions regarding your electric bill or electric service.

For 24-Hour Service, call (800) 655-4555

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My gas bill is wrong.
Call the Southern California Gas Company at (800) 427-2200 or (800) 252-0259 TDD-TTY for questions about your gas bill or gas service.

Mon - Fri:  7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (English), 
                8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Multilingual)

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My water bill is wrong.
Please call Customer Service at (310) 412-5310

Tell me about athletic or fitness programs for children
The City’s Sports Program offers recreational opportunities for children interested in tennis, golf, amateur boxing, basketball, baseball, swimming, flag football, and soccer.  Most sports are seasonal; tennis, boxing and soccer are offered year round.  For more information, contact the Sports Section at (310) 412-5370.

Tell me about recreation programs for children
The Recreation Division provides a variety of opportunities for children to participate enjoyable recreation and cultural programs and activities, inlcuding early childhood development classes, after-school recreation, sports, and more.  Click the link for more information - http://www.cityofinglewood.org/depts/rec/parks_n_recreation/programs_n_activities/programs_for_children.asp. 

What about the tree limbs, bush trimmings and building materials, can they be picked-up?

These items must be tied in bundles not over 4 feet in length and 60 pound in weight.

What are some Code Enforcement Violations?
Some examples of Code Enforcement violations are: open vacant buildings, overgrown grass, weeds and debris, discarded furniture and appliances, inoperable/abandoned vehicles, garage conversions, auto repairs, garage sales, animal regulations and trash containers stored in front yards.

What are some Code Enforcement Violations?
Some examples of Code Enforcement violations are: open vacant buildings, overgrown grass, weeds and debris, discarded furniture and appliances, inoperable/abandoned vehicles, garage conversions, auto repairs, garage sales, animal regulations and trash containers stored in front yards.

What do I need to know regarding parking if I am hosting a party or family gathering?
If you are hosting a party or family gathering you need to call our Parking and Traffic Enforcement Division at 310-412-8732; 24 hours in advance. If you prefer to come in you will need an Identification Card along with an actual parking permit, we are located at One Manchester Blvd., (please note that City Hall is closed on weekends and every other Friday). If your party is on the weekend you need to call the office on Friday, our business hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

What happens if a class is cancelled?

A full refund will be given for all cancelled classes. All other requests for refund must be made in writing and received prior to the second-class meeting. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

What is a low and moderate-income household?
Determination of low and moderate income is affected by area cost-of-living indices. Generally, low income is considered to be 50% or less of area median income; moderate income is 80% of area median income.

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
(Los Angeles County - Very-low, low- and moderate-income limits)

Household Size

Very-low Income

Low-income

Moderate-Income

1

$11,550 or less

$11,551-$19,300

$19,301-$30,850

2

$13,200 or less

$13,201-$22,050

$22,051-$35,250

3

$14,900 or less

$14,901-$24,800

$24,801-$39,650

4

$16,550 or less

$16,551-$27,550

$27,551-$44,100

5

$17,850 or less

$17,851-$29,750

$29,751-$47,600

6

$19,150 or less

$19,151-$31,950

$31,951-$51,150

7

$20,500 or less

$20,501-$34,150

$34,151-$54,650

8

$21,800 or less

$21,801-$36,350

$36,351-$58,200

Effective December 10, 2001   A project meets the standard if at least 51% of the beneficiaries have incomes at or below the limits, or if it benefits a defined neighborhood or target area with a high percentage of low and moderate-income people



 

What is the number to Animal Control or who issues dog licenses?
The City contracts with Los Angeles County Animal Control.  To report a stray animal or for dead animal pick up, call (310) 523-9566.  This agency also issues licenses for pets of City of Inglewood residents.  As a courtesy, the office of City Clerk assists with processing of dog license applications.

What is the time limit on meters in the downtown area?
The majority of meters in the downtown area are two-hour meters, some are thirty-minute meters and green curbs accompany them.

What is the time limit on meters in the downtown area? 
The majority of meters in the downtown area are two-hour meters, some are thirty-minute meters and green curbs accompany them.

What kind of trash container can I use?
A green 96-gallon cart for green waste – green waste includes almost anything that comes from glass, leaves, green plants/weeds, garden trimmings, tree limbs, wood chips, sawdust, small wood scraps.

A blue 96-gallon cart for recyclables – recyclable includes aluminum cans, steel/tin cans, plastic containers, detergent containers, newspapers, junk mail, magazines/catalogs, phone books, mixed papers, corrugated cardboard and boxes.

A black 96-gallon cart for trash – trash includes household waste that cannot be recycled.

What programs and services are offered at the Inglewood Senior Center?
Seniors may request door-to-door transportation to appointments, shopping or to attend a program at a Senior Center; may participate in our congregate meals program, which provides hot lunches for seniors, or receive information about social services and community resources. For more information call (310) 412-5338.

When a meter is broken can I still park in the stall?
No, once you come upon a broken meter you should call 310-412-8732.

When can I contest a parking citation?
You are given 21 days to contest a citation; late appeals will not be heard. Failure to respond may result in an increase in the penalty, and a lien on your vehicle registration at the department of motor vehicles.

When do I put money in the meter?
Meter hours are Monday through Thursday’s 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Sunday’s all meters are free.

When does the Parks and Recreation Commission meet?
The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the First Thursday of every Month at 6 P.M. at City Hall in Council Chambers located on the 9th Floor. Meetings are occasionally scheduled at various recreation facilities throughout the City in place of the meeting at City Hall, and begin at 7:00 P.M. Contact the Parks, Recreation and Community Services  Department at (310) 412-8750 for the exact location of the monthly meeting.

When is refuse collected?
Residential refuse collection is made once every week.

When must I remove my trash container from the curb?
All containers must be removed from the parkway on the same day they are emptied.

When must I remove the trash container?
All containers must be removed from the parkway on the same day they are emptied.

Where are the Seniors Centers?
Inglewood Senior Center
330 Centinela Ave.
310-412-5338

Lennox Senior Center
10828 Condon Ave.
310-412-5439

Hawthorne Senior Center
3901 El Segundo Ave.
310-970-7254  

Ladera Senior Center
4750 62nd St.
323-298-6039

 

Where can I contest my parking citation?
Parking ticket citations can be contested in person in City Hall on the 2nd floor Traffic Division, by phone 310-412-8732, and in writing to Parking Enforcement, City of Inglewood One Manchester Blvd., Inglewood CA 90301.

Where can I get help writing a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG grant)?
The City of Inglewood usually offers one workshop for applicants prior to the deadline of the CDBG grant program (please contact 310-412-8800 for more information). The Center for Nonprofit Management offers a free grant writing basics workshop and has a free nonprofit resource library. For further information on non-profit grant resources please contact the Center for Nonprofit Management: http://www.cnmsocal.org/, or visit 606 S. Olive St. Suite 2450, Los Angeles, CA 90014, 213-623-7080.  In addition, the Santa Monica Public Library has the ‘FC Search Database- Cooperating Collections’, which is a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grant seekers.

Where do I go to obtain tree root destroyer?
Root destroyer can be obtained by visiting the Pulic Works Department at Inglewood City Hall, 3rd floor, Ste. 300.

Where do I go to pay a Parking Citation?
You can pay in person at the Inglewood Cashiers Office, One Manchester Blvd., and Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On line at www.cityofinglewood.org or by mail at City of Inglewood Billing and Collection Section P.O. Box 6500 Inglewood CA, 90301.

Where is the animal shelter?
The City's animal care center is located at 216 West Victoria Street in Gardena.  The phone number to adopt a pet or for general inquiries is (310) 523-9566. 

To become a volunteer at the center, call (310) 523-9566.

Where is the Inglewood Senior Citizens Center located?
330 Centinela Ave., Inglewood, CA 90301.  The hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Who do I call regarding bee removal?
The Vector Control District, West Region office can be reached at (310) 915-7374.

Who do I contact to have my tree trimmed?
Persons interested in having their tree trimmed must first contact the Tree Maintenance Section by phone (310) 412-8750 or by visiting the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at Inglewood City Hall, 5th floor, Ste. 500, and make a tree trimming request. 

How often are trees trimmed?
In most cases, there is a three year turn-around.  However, depending on species of the tree or if the tree is in a high profile area such as downtown or high traffic areas, trees will be trimmed annually or bi-annually.  For example, trees in the downtown area  (La Brea Avenue, Manchester Boulevard, Market Street) are trimmed annually for the holidays.

What is the Tree Master Plan?
The Tree Master Plan is an inventory of all City trees on center medians and parkways.  The Tree Master Plan is used as a reference guide recommending removal of diseased or declining trees or when replacing a tree.  It recommends three species of trees for replacement.

What does root pruning mean?
Root pruning is cutting roots that run along the sidewalk or curb line that may cause damage to the sidewalk or curb.

When a tree is removed, what happens next?
Once a tree is removed, the stump is scheduled for removal within the next two days.  Replanting of a new tree follows within the next two weeks.

Do I have choices on what type of tree is to be planted?
Yes.  The Tree Master Plan recommends three species for each location.  You must select from the three.

How many parks are there in Inglewood?
There are ten parks:  Ashwood, Center, Circle, Darby, Grevillea, Queen, North, Rogers, Siminski, Vincent.

Are unleashed dogs allowed at parks?
No.   The Inglewood Municipal Code requires all dogs to be on a cord or chain not more than six feet long.  Section 5-64.  There are signs throughout the Inglewood parks that point out dogs must be leashed.

Where can I find a list of events planned at parks?
For information on special events and activities, please call the  Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department Main Office at 310.412.8750  or Cultural Office at (310) 412-8700.  Special events and activities scheduled at various Inglewood parks are listed on the City of Inglewood website at www.cityofinglewood.org.

Why is there an odor while the sprinklers are on?
The City of Inglewood uses reclaimed water to irrigate the green spaces.