City facilities in the City of Palm Springs are closed to walk-in traffic starting Monday January 10th 2022.

Those facilities have been closed on Fridays  for years, and there were extended closures during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The closure that starts on January 10th running through the end of January and possibly into February.

It’s due to the recent surge in Covid-19 cases.


The lobby of the Palm Springs Police Department on South Civic Drive is closed starting Monday January 10th 2022.

The non-emergency line is 760-323-8116.


  • City Clerk, Planning, Engineering, Building, Business license and other services will continue to be available by phone call, or email. Appointments will be accepted for work that cannot be reasonably be done by phone or email from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.,                Monday- Thursday.


  • The Palm Springs Public Library will close to the public, but will continue to offer its popular Library-A-Go-Go Program which allows residents to reserve and pick up materials by visiting or calling (760) 322-READ. The Library’s popular passport program will continue to be available by appointment only.


  • Parks and Recreation will offer outdoor programming only. The Swim Center is also closed.
  • For more information about City departments and services, visit


City Hall in Palm Springs, CA at night.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR