Palm Springs, CA

The City of Palm Springs has temporarily closed City facilities to walk-in traffic beginning today, Monday Jan. 10, due to a surge in COVID-19 cases that continues to impact the community at large as well as staff at City Hall. 

The following changes will take place for at least the next two to three weeks and will be re-evaluated as new data about COVID cases becomes available. 

• City Clerk, Planning, Engineering, Building, Business license and other services will continue to be available by phone call, or email. Appointments will be accepted for work that cannot be reasonably be done by phone or email from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday- Thursday. 

• The Palm Springs Public Library will close to the public, but will continue to offer its popular Library-A-Go-Go Program which allows residents to reserve and pick up materials by visiting or calling (760) 322-READ. The Library’s popular passport program will continue to be available by appointment only. • Parks and Recreation will offer outdoor programming only. The Swim Center will remain open. 

For more information about City departments and services, visit

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