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Optimized Street Sweeping iconStreet sweeping is required under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) MS4 permit Order No. R4-2012-0175.  The City annually reports on its street sweeping activities to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.

View the Street Sweeping and Water Quality Best Management Practices Presentation

  • Optimized Street Sweeping FAQ

    • What are the goals of street sweeping parking enforcement?

    • What are the goals of the Optimized Street Sweeping Program?

    • What is NPDES?

    • What are ARS?

    • What is my Street Sweeping Schedule?

    • What is the Street Sweeping Holiday Schedule?

    • I received a street sweeping ticket but the street sweeper has not come by yet.

    • Do Street Sweepers proceed on rainy days?


The coyote is a member of the dog family, and is native to California. It closely resembles a small German shepherd dog with the exception of the long snout and bushy, black-tipped tail. The coyote's high-pitched, yodel-like yapping can frequently be heard at night. Coyotes are extremely adaptable and can survive on whatever food is available. Coyotes are an important part of the ecosystem, helping to keep the rodent populations under control. They hunt rabbits, mice, birds, and other small animals. Coyotes are by nature fearful of humans. If coyotes are given access to human food, pet food, or garbage, their behavior changes. They will quickly lose their natural fear of people and may become bold, even aggressive. Pets are often attacked, injured, or killed by coyotes. 

  • Coyotes FAQ

    • How do I keep my pets safe from coyotes?

    • What should I do if a coyote is in my backyard?

    • How do I respond to coyote aggression and/or attack?

    • How should I secure my food and trash?

    • How do I report a threat or coyote attack?

    • What precautions should I take with coyotes?