This year Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be going virtual to provide you with behind the scenes tours of their emergency response capabilities and the services they bring to you every day. Click below to view the flyer.
The California Department of Public Health issued an update on September 28, 2020 on Outdoor Playgrounds and other Outdoor Recreational Facilities. Playgrounds will be open to the public starting October 1, 2020, subject to certain conditions including adequate social distancing of at least 6 feet from anyone not in the individual’s household or living unit and use of face coverings outdoors for everyone 2 years of age or older. Following these simple public health and safety regulations is crucial to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Thanks to recent progress being made in the fight against COVID-19 in Contra Costa, indoor restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, massage parlors and places of worship may now open with restrictions in the county. Please click "read more" below to view the full Press Release.
The City continues to process building, engineering, and planning applications so that approved permits can be issued as soon as possible once the Shelter-in-Place is lifted.
On March 16, 2020, the Contra Costa County Health Officer issued an executive order for all governmental agencies to cease non-essential operations at physical locations within the County until at least through April 7, 2020. The most recent County Health Order was issued on May 18th and included certain allowances for curbside retail operations. Importantly, this latest Order did not list an end date and will continue to be in effect until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer. In order to comply with the order, Martinez City Hall and the Senior Center remains closed for all non-essential City services. However, the City's Building, Planning and Engineering department can be reached by-appointment only at (925) 372-3500.