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  • Development Projects List

    The Planning Department now provides a listing of pending development projects which require discretionary permits from the Planning Commission and or City Council. The list is updated monthly.

    Copies of the Planning Commission Agenda and Minutes are available online on the Agendas & Minutes webpage. Planning Commission meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

    If you have any questions about the projects listed, please contact the case planner. 

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  • View Current City Bid Projects

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  • How to Recycle your Used Motor Oil

    Oil doesn’t wear out – it can be recycled for reuse as engine oil, as well as other uses. We have six used oil recycling centers in La Habra. 

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  • Spring Family Eggstravaganza

    Come out and celebrate the City of La Habra's 13th Annual Spring Family Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19th at the softball fields at La Bonita Park, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd.  The event, which is presented by Waste Management, Freedom House Church, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement and the La Habra Family Resource Center, begins at 8:00 a.m., and will include game booths, inflatable jumpers, arts and crafts, visits with the Easter Bunny and a Community Resource Fair.  New this year will be a helicopter egg drop at 9:30 a.m.!  The egg hunt schedule is as follows: 9:15 a.m. - ages 0-2 & 3-4 years; 9:35 a.m. - ages 5-6 & 7-8 years; 9:45 a.m. - ages 9-10 & 11-12 years; 10:00 a.m. - teens & adults.  For more information about this event, please contact the Community Services Department at 562-383-4200.

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  • Free Nutrition Classes Offered at Brio Park

    eAs part of the La Habra Move More, Eat Healthy Campaign, the Community Collaborative, the La Habra Community Services Department, Elite Fitness and the University of California Expanded Food and Nutrition Education program are offering FREE nutrition classes at Brio Park, starting Wednesday, April 9th.  The classes will continue for eight consecutive weeks and will meet at 11:00 a.m..-12:30 p.m. or 5:00-7:30 p.m.  Brio Park is located at 300 S. Euclid St., at the intersection of Euclid St. and Second Avenue.

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  • Recreation Department Welcomes New Social Dance Instructor

    Long-time social dance instructor Cliff Gewecke retired in January, after decades of teaching classes in La Habra.  We were not able to offer any of his classes during the winter 2014 session, but we welcome new instructor Rita Mendoza, who has been assisting Cliff during the last two years that he taught for the City.  The social dance classes (East Coast Swing, Basic Ballroom and Basic Salsa) will take place at the same day, time and place that Cliff taught them -- Tuesday evenings at the Veterans Memorial Hall.  The eight-week session will begin on April 1st.  For more information or to register, please contact the Community Services Department at 562-383-4200 or visit the Community Center Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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  • Orange County Vector Control Public Health Advisory

    WARNING: Flea-borne Typhus has been detected in La Habra and other parts of Orange County.

    Fleas found on cats, dogs, raccoons, and opossums can carry the bacterium that causes flea-borne Typhus in humans.

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  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Help make your home and community a safer place by turning in expired, unused, or unwanted over the counter or prescription medications. Safely dispose of these items in the front lobby of the Police Department, anonymously, no questions asked. Please NO syringes or illegal narcotics.

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  • Citizens' Academy

    The La Habra Police Department is proud to offer the Citizens' Police Academy to local residents. Designed to increase the understanding of the Police Department's operations, the Academy is conducted, twice annually, over a six-week period.

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  • If You See Something, Say Something

    Orange County is a great place to live and work. Let’s keep it safe by being aware of our surroundings, using common sense and reporting questionable objects or activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities. This means If You See Something, Say Something™.

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  • Join Us for a Family Camping Trip!

    The City of La Habra's Recreation Department is delighted to offer its first annual Family Camping Trip at Camp Scherman, located in a hidden valley in the San Jacinto Mountains.  The weekend activities will include a variety of outdoor and indoor activities.  Participants will stay in cabins, and all meals and snacks will be prepared and provided by Camp Scherman's culinary staff.  All children must register with at least one parent/guardian, and children must be five years of age or older to attend.

    Family Camp dates are Friday, August 15th thru Sunday, August 17th, and the fee is $165 per child (ages five-13 years) and $179 per adult (ages 13 years and older).  Payment may be made in full at the time of registration or in several scheduled payments.  For more information, please call the Community Services Department at 562-383-4200.

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  • On-Line Bill Pay Is Here!


    Click the “Pay Water Bill Online” button on the homepage to learn more or to register for on-line account access and bill payments.

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