Expansion of Street Sweeping Services


The Street Sweeping program was established in response to Federal and State Clean Water regulations to remove debris from the streets and gutters before it can enter the storm drain system. These regulations were created to provide pollution control and to reduce the flow of urban runoff entering our waterways and ocean.

Parking control provides motivation for residents to move their vehicles, which allows for more efficient sweeping and more thorough debris removal. On a weekly basis, the city's street sweepers collect nearly 70 tons of rubbish from over 1,121+ miles of streets and gutters.

All public arterial and residential streets will be swept twice per month.

If you received a parking citation due to street sweeping and would like more information, please call (800) 565-0148.  Those who wish to contest a citation must do so within 21 days of ticket issuance by visiting

Holiday Schedule for Trash Collection and Street Sweeping Enforcement

*Unless otherwise noted, street sweeping enforcement will take place RAIN or SHINE.

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2020 YES Holiday Sweeping NO Enforcement
Presidents' Day Monday, February 17, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Memorial Day Week Tuesday, May 26th - Friday, May 29th YES Sweeping NO Enforcement
Independence Day Saturday, July 4, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Labor Day Week Tuesday, September 8th through Friday, September 11th YES Sweeping NO Enforcement
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020 YES Holiday Sweeping NO Enforcement
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 27, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement
Christmas Day Friday, December 25, 2020 NO Sweeping NO Enforcement

** Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020, through day after New Year's Day, Saturday, January 2, 2020, NO ENFORCEMENT


The City of Huntington Beach has partnered with Allied Universal Security Services to perform the function of street sweeping enforcement. This partnership will be managed by the Police Department. If you have service related questions pertaining to this partner, please call (714) 536-5663 and leave a message.

If there is a vehicle in violation of our local street sweeping ordinance, a citation in the amount of $46 will be issued and placed on the windshield.  Citations will be issued only when a vehicle is parked on the street at the time of sweeping. This means that vehicles may be returned to the street as soon as the sweeper and parking control/enforcement officer(s) have passed the parking location.


The City of Huntington Beach marks areas subject to street sweeping and enforcement in accordance with section 22507.6 of the California Vehicle Code.

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