City offices to close immediately in response to COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines
PASO ROBLES, CA – March 17, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines provided by the President of the United States, Governor of the State of California and the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Health, Paso Robles City Offices will close immediately to the public. In an effort to protect the health of the community and continue to provide services to the public, the City will continue to provide services via phone, email, and internet as follows until public health guidelines change. In addition, City permitted events for 50 people or more will be cancelled through the duration of the CDC meeting guidelines
City Hall/City Annex Offices: City Hall (1000 Spring Street) and City Annex offices (821 Pine Street, Suite A) will be closed to in person transactions. Staff is available via telephone, email and by appointment if needed.
Public Safety Center: In addition to the service response alterations already implemented by the Police Department, (see separate media release from the Police Department) the Public Safety Center lobby will be closed. The telephone located immediately on the outside of the Public Safety Center at 900 Park Street is available to connect to police dispatch.
Fire Stations: Fire & Emergency Services personnel will continue responding to emergency calls for service. Public access to fire stations, including station tours and ride-alongs, have been cancelled. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. Administrative inquiries can be made by calling (805) 227-7560.
Library: Closed for in person transactions. Staff will be available from 10-5 pm for telephone reference and account services by calling 805-237-3870. Online digital collections are available 24/7 via the library website: www.prcity.com/library . Library users are reminded that the library does not charge overdue fees and should not prioritize material that is already checked out.
Recreation Services/Centennial Park: Closed for in person transactions. Staff will be available Monday - Friday from 9-5 pm at 805-237-3988. For additional information and updates on recreation classes and activities, please visit the recreation website at www.prcity.com/recreation. Park locations will remain open as outdoor-only facilities during regular hours.
Senior Center: Closed for in person transactions. Staff can be reached at 805-237-3880 and firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information and updates on programs and services, please visit facebook.com/pasoseniorcenter. Meals That Connect is continuing to deliver meals to homebound seniors, and provide to-go meals for their dining room clients. They can be reached from 8 – 12, Monday – Friday at 805-238-4831.
Phone and Digital Services Available: City staff will be available to assist the public remotely, through phone, email, the City website, and by appointment if needed. Key phone numbers are below and a full directory is available online at: www.prcity.com/directory
Building Department 805-237-3850, email@example.com
Building Inspections 805-227-7222, firstname.lastname@example.org
Business License/Transient Occupancy Tax 805-237-3999, email@example.com More information and online application/payment options available online at www.prcity.com/154/business-licenses and www.prcity.com/161/transient-occupancy-tax.com
City Clerk 805-237-3888, firstname.lastname@example.org
City Council 805-237-3888, email@example.com
City Manager 805-237-3888, firstname.lastname@example.org
Engineering Department 805-237-3860, email@example.com
Fire and Emergency Services 805-227-7560
Human Resources 805-237-3962, firstname.lastname@example.orgInformation Line 805-227-PASO (7276), email@example.com
Library 805-237-3870, firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning Department 805-237-3970, email@example.com
Public Works Parks, Light & Landscape, Streets, Water, and Wastewater concerns can be reported (and tracked) on our website: www.prcity.com/RequestTracker.aspx
Recreation Services/ Centennial Park 805-237-3988, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Center 805-237-3880, email@example.com
Utility Billing 805-237-3996, firstname.lastname@example.org More information and payment options available online at www.prcity.com/utilities
We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for helping us keep our family, friends and neighbors safe.
Please continue to follow all social distancing guidelines. for COVID-19 updates, go to https://www.prcity.com/881/covid-19-updates
Media Contact: Angelica Fortin