What City facilities are open at the City?

City Hall, Fire and Police Administration, and all other City facilities are closed to the public, but many services continue virtually..

Parks are partially closed as follows: 

  • Parks, trails, and outdoor areas may be used for walking, jogging, hiking, biking, equestrian activities, and other non-contact outdoor sports such as tennis.  Effective May 15, 2020, dog parks are open. Please see https://www.murrietaca.gov/981/5046/Park-Closure-Information  for more on Park closures.
  • Activities are not allowed that create contact with individuals, fixed objects or shared items, such as picnic tables, playgrounds, activities involving groups of children, adult or children team sports, spectator sports, or other similar public or private events and gatherings are prohibited if they include people from outside your household unit. 

There is a process in place to accept plans for Engineering and Development Services outside of City Hall to minimize potential germ spread. Please drop off building plans in the marked area, and staff will review after 48 hours, and you will be contacted by the reviewing department. 

For more information on City services during this public closure, please reach out by phone or email, at (951) 304-CITY (2489), or connected@MurrietaCa.gov, or visit the website at, www.MurrietaCA.gov.

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1. Will City Hall remain open during COVID-19, and if so, what are the operating hours?
2. Can I still apply, and/or pay for a: Building permit/Engineering permits, business license, passport or self-haul application, Fire Inspections?
3. Do I need to go into City Hall to pay, apply for a business license, etc.?
4. If my business temporarily closes, do I have to closeout my business license account?
5. If my business is temporarily closed for weeks or months, will the city extend my business license to make up for it?
6. What City facilities are closed, due to COVID-19?
7. Are the parks closed to the general public or just to leagues with large gatherings?
8. Are athletic fields, sports courts and disc golf courses open?
9. What City facilities are open at the City?
10. What City program and events are canceled and/or postponed?
11. Will Recreation Programs be canceled or postponed, due to COVID-19?
12. Will the City issue refunds on recreation classes or shelter reservations?
13. Will Police and Fire response be affected?
14. Why are businesses in the city closing?
15. Will my trash and recycling service be impacted?
16. Will utility services be impacted by COVID-19?
17. Will animal care services be impacted by COVID-19?
18. What if I am senior citizen that normally participates in the senior lunch program?
19. When are my books due?
20. What happens to the item(s) I have on Hold?
21. Can I apply for a library card online, so I can use the online resources?
22. Can I return my items if I’m done with them?
23. What if I am in danger of losing my home or rental unit?
24. How do I get tested for COVID-19?
25. Where can I get the latest information regarding COVID-19?