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Parking icon Report on DBH Parking Lot Operations - A comprehensive report on the Department of Beaches & Harbors' parking operations is now available.

Heal the Bay logo 2015-16 Annual Beach Report Card - Health the Bay's annual Beach Report Card (BRC) has been updated for 2015-16. Look up water quality at L.A. County beaches using the interactive online Beach Report Card to get the weekly updated grades, and even download a mobile app for your iPhone or Android.
Online Interactive Beach Report Card - updated weekly   |  Health the Bay website   |  2015-16 Report Card

Planning icon Draft 2016 Marina del Rey Design Guidelines - Comment by September 6, 2016 - The Department of Beaches and Harbors invites the public to review and comment on the 2016 Draft Marina del Rey Design Guidelines. Please submit written comments by September 6, 2016. Comments can be submitted to the Planning Division by email (MTashjian@bh.lacounty.gov) or by mail (13837 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292). Public testimony will also be taken at the Design Control Board meeting scheduled for September.

. County Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment: Key Findings Presentation – May 16 and May 26 - Learn about the Park Needs Assessment’s key findings from over 145 Community workshops held between December 2015 and February 20 and the next steps to address park needs in Los Angeles County at the following meetings: Hacienda Heights Community Center Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 May 16th, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM and Houghton Park Center 6301 N. Myrtle Avenue Long Beach, CA 90805 May 26th, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

survey icon 2016 Marina del Rey Boater Survey - Attention Marina del Rey Boaters! Please help us improve boating services & environmental education in Marina del Rey harbor by completing our boating survey. Your input is greatly appreciated!

information icon New Big Blue Bus Route 16 to Marina del Rey - Weekdays, starting February 22 - Travelling to Marina del Rey has never been easier! Look out for Big Blue Bus' new Route 16, offering week-day only service between West Los Angeles (@ Wilshire & Bundy) and Marina del Rey; or stay on Route 1 with extended service south from Venice (Main St. and Windward Ave.) to Marina del Rey. Click on the links below to see detailed route maps and start planning your trip today!
Route 16 (West L.A. to Marina del Rey) - effective 2-22-16   |  Route 1 (UCLA. to Marina del Rey)

Document icon Summer Use License Applications Accepted on First-Come, First-Served Basis (Starting March 2016) - Use Licenses will be awarded to qualified operators on a first-come, first-served basis provided all applicable fees are paid and all application and minimum safety requirements are met. A maximum of five Use Licenses per operator, including any other Use License(s) obtained from the Department. Yearly summer use license applications will not be accepted until MARCH 2016.
Use License Application and Instructions

Alert LA County logo "Alert LA County" Emergency Notification System - "Alert LA County" is a new emergency mass notification system that will be used to contact County residents and businesses via recorded phone messages, text messages or e-mail messages regarding emergencies or critical situations and information on necessary actions, such as evacuations.
Alert LA County Registration   |  Alert LA County - FAQ   |  

Bird logo Building a Better Oxford Basin
May 27, 2015  - LA County has re-envisioned the 56 year old basin to be a regional destination for public recreation & observing nature, while reducing flood risk, improving water quality, and establishing high-quality habitat. This $13 million project will increase flood protection and provide cleaner water, park like amenities, and a vibrant native plant habitat. The target for completion of this project is Spring 2016.
DPW NewsWorks Article on Oxford Basin   |  Oxford Basin Project Details

Take note icon Anchorage 47 Slip Transition and Implementation Plan - The Department of Beaches and Harbors is preparing for the long-awaited reconstruction project for our docks near Burton Chace Park, tentatively slated to begin August 2015. Please click the link above to view our Slip Transition and Implementation Plan for our boaters.

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