The mission of Murrieta’s Community Services Department is to provide safe, clean, beautiful, and accessible facilities, parks and open spaces, as well as offer a variety of leisure activities for all people in the areas of recreation, education, and culture. Services shall be provided to enrich the quality of life for the local community and to provide economic value through parks and facilities, which create tourism and encourage long-term community stability and growth.
Parks Maintenance is committed to making our City parks and landscape clean and attractive places to visit.
California Oaks Sports Park Los Alamos Hills Sports Park
Parks Maintenance handles a variety of other city services such as; vector control, graffiti removal, tree management and water conservation.
Murrieta endeavors to promote a healthy environment through its Vector Control acitivites, which include treating standing water for mosquitoes, assisting the county with West Nile Virus tracking, and providing education information to its residents. If you would like more information on various vector pests, please visit www.ipm.ucdavis.edu.
The CSD removes graffiti on city property; however, if graffiti is located on private property, it will be forwarded to Code Enforcement. The CSD will attempt to remove graffiti on public areas within 48 hours. To report graffiti you may call the Graffiti Hotline at (951) 461-6124.
Murrieta has a large population of trees composted of magnificent native and non-native trees on public and private properties, and trees are one of the cities greatest natural resources. Trees are a source of shade, air conditioning and other environmental benefits providing quality of life and economic benefits to the community, residents and businesses. Murrieta's tree management program is aimed at sustaining trees and require careful planning and vigilant maintenance. Trees are evaluated on a case by case basis and are maintained in a systematic order throughout the city. *Please note that the city does not trim or remove trees for views.*
Water is a valuable resource and the public plays an important role in minimizing waste. The City of Murrieta encourages the public to report broken irrigation by contacting the Community Services Department at (951) 461-6124. For more water conservation tips and how you can do more to save our most precious resource, please visit the following websites for more information:
- Eastern Municipal Water District - www.emwd.org
- Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District - www.evmwd.com
- Rancho California Water District - www.ranchowater.com
- Western Municipal Water District - www.wmwd.com
Should you have a parks and/or landscape maintenance question, please feel free to contact us at (951) 461-6124.