Here’s where you can figure out the Los Angeles street sweeping schedule and additional info like Maps, Holidays, Tickets, and more.
There have been some changes to the street sweeping schedule due to covid. Streets that were once swept weekly have been reduced to bi-weekly.
Streets are either swept on the first and third weeks of the month or the second and fourth weeks of the month.
Holiday Schedule for LA Street Sweeping
Certain city parking regulations are NOT enforced on national holidays. (This does NOT apply to state parking laws) Some parking enforcement does happen during LA street sweeping holidays so don’t think this is a pass to park anywhere you want.
- Monday, January 2, 2023 New Year’s Day
- Monday, January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Jr.
- Monday, February 20, 2023 Presidents Day
- Monday, March 27, 2023 Cesar Chavez Day
- Monday, May 29, 2023 Memorial Day
- Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Independence Day
- Monday, September 4, 2023 Labor Day
- Monday, October 9, 2023 Columbus Day
- Friday, November 10, 2023 Veterans Day
- Thursday, November 23, 2023 Thanksgiving Day
- Friday, November 23, 2023 Day after Thanksgiving
- Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day
According to LADOT, if one of the national holidays falls on a Saturday it will be observed by the city on a Friday. If it falls on a Sunday it will be observed by the city on a Monday.
The changes in parking restrictions will apply on both the holiday and the observed street cleaning holiday.
Los Angeles Street Sweeping Map
To find out when your exact street is swept, use the following interactive map (much easier to use on desktop than mobile):
Find your street for the most up-to-date info for your street cleaning schedule.
Los Angeles Street Sweeping Schedule 2023:
Although the schedules may have changed, the city is still giving out parking citations for vehicles parked on the street during sweep day. Make sure to move your cars to avoid a ticket.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time does the street sweeper pass?
The street sweeper usually passes between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Most streets will signs that designate a 2-4 hour window that the street sweeper will pass.
What time does street sweeping start?
For most streets, street sweeping starts at 8 a.m. That doesn’t mean the street sweeper will be on your street right at 8am but that’s when it will start it’s route.
When is street cleaning on my street?
Visit this interactive map and enter your address to find which day street cleaning happens on your street.
How much are street sweeping tickets in Los Angeles?
The typical fine for parking on the street during street sweeping is $68.
What does non posted routes street sweeping mean?
Non-posted routes are when the street sweeper cleans a route that isn’t marked for no-parking.
This happens when there’s a fifth week of the month. For example, if July has 5 Wednesdays, normal sweeping would take place on posted routes on the 1st & 3rd or 2nd & 4th Wednesday but the 5th Wednesday would be a non-posted route.
This is a way for the city to clean up streets that are not done during normal bi-weekly routes.
When is street sweeping near me?
You can register to be notified when street sweeping is happening near you. Notifications are sent 24 to 48 hours before sweeping happens. Visit https://streetsla.lacity.org/sweeping to register to be notified.
Get a Street Sweeping Ticket (Citation)?
It happens! Street cleaning Los Angeles generates a lot of parking tickets.
But make sure to pay your ticket (or fight it) before you rack up additional fees.
To pay your ticket go here: https://ladot.lacity.org/projects/parking-in-la/pay-your-parking-citation
To make it easy, you can pay by:
- By App
- By Phone
- In Person
- By Mail
- or by carrier pigeon (kidding!)
Here’s a guide help you to get out of a parking ticket if you happen to get one.
Contact for Street Maintenance Division
If you need to get in contact with the Street Maintenance division (who is in charge of street sweeping throughout Los Angeles) you can do so here…
1149 South Broadway, 4th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Email: [email protected]
Los Angeles Parking Enforcement
Parking enforcement in LA is handled by the LADOT traffic officers. These traffic officers are the ones that patrol the city to give citations for parking violations or respond to complaints.
If you get a ticket on sweep day, it’s from one of these officers.
You can find additional information about LADOT on their website: https://www.ladotparking.org/parking-enforcement/
You can find information on parking regulations and holidays, how to find a towed or impounded vehicle, or to contest a parking citation.
These parking enforcement officers are people too so if you have an encounter with them, make sure you treat them with respect. They’re just doing their job!
Special Street Cleaning Events
A few special events require the city to perform street sweeping.
A few of the major special events have been…
- LA Olympics
- LA Marathon
- LA Grand Prix
- Hollywood Christmas Parade
- Democratic National Convention
- Fiesta Broadway
Cities Near You in Los Angeles
Did we miss something?
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Hopefully this helps you find the Los Angeles street sweeping schedule!
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