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Dec 12, 2014 05:19PM ● By Paul Spear
Imperial Beach City offices will be closed during the annual City employee furlough starting Wednesday, December 24, 2014. City offices will reopen Monday, January 5, 2015. City services will not be available during this period except for Public Safety, Fire, and designated Public Works Department services. 

During the furlough, licensed contractors can make emergency repairs on commercial or residential water, gas, or electrical components and/or systems as long as a permit is obtained on January 5. Requests for Building Inspections needed between December 24 and December 30, 2014 will be conducted on December 30 only. Any inspections needed after December 31 will be conducted after January 5. In an emergency situation, call the Building Inspection Request Line at (619) 628-1360 and indicate the address, type of repair being performed and contact information. Only a licensed contractor can perform emergency repairs on building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing components or systems.

Designated Public Works and stand-by crews are available for sewer, public facility and emergency street services. During the furlough period, call (619) 628-1369 for Public Works services. For public safety emergencies call 911. For non-emergency services (including Public Works issues) the public may also call the Sheriff’s 24 hour line at (619) 585-7232. To report graffiti call the Graffiti Hotline at (619) 575-3745. 

During the holiday, the Finance Department will have a deposit drop-off box for business license payments at the southeastern, rear entrance to the Civic Center parking lot. Payments dropped off during this period will be certified when normal hours resume on January 5, 2015. 

For more information, contact the Imperial Beach City offices at (619) 423-8300 or visit

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