Public Services


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All phone numbers are Area Code 510 unless stated otherwise.

Public safety
Crime in progress, medical emergency, fire 911
Richmond Police Dispatch, to report suspicious activity.  For Richmond Police Department web page and “Southern Beat” Officers’ names, phones and emails, see also: 233-1214
Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office (police services for unincorporated area of East Richmond) 925-646-2441
Report anonymous tips (Richmond Police) 232-TIPS
Marina Bay primary “beat cop”, Officer Joe Anderson, 621-1212 x7145
Richmond Police Watch Commander, 24/7 620-6643
Drug Hotline 237-3784
Report abandoned vehicles (Richmond Police) 620-6644
Animals: injured, biting or stray animals (Contra Costa County Animal Control) 925-335-8300
Code Enforcement, City of Richmond 621-1279
Code enforcement (Contra Costa County) 925-335-1111
Hazardous Materials (Contra Costa County) 925-646-2286
City of Richmond online services: COR-Connect, 24/7.  Use COR Connect to contact City of Richmond Staff with your questions, complaints, compliments or concerns.
Public Works
Report street light outage on a city-owned pole (usually a metal pole; write down number printed on the pole).  Report outage on a PG&E pole to the 800 number shown. 231-3033; 800-743-5000
Report sewer back-up Veolia Water.  Report sewage or contaminants flowing into storm drain. 412-2001; 412-2009
Maintenance Requests
City of Richmond: Report potholes, needed street repairs, street sweeping, traffic sign repair, and illegal dumping 231-3043
CalTrans: Maintenance service request
for Highways 580 and 80
Report broken sidewalks (Engineering) 307-8091
Park maintenance (Parks & Landscaping) 231-3004
East Bay Municipal Utility District 866-403-2683
Pacific Gas & Electric 800-743-5000
Richmond Public Library
Reference desk         620-6561
On-line catalog, renew books, hours, more
Main web page
Literacy program (LEAP). More information. 620-8084
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Richmond city government 
How do I…
The City’s on-line answers to the most frequently asked questions, from reporting potholes to applying for a job. A terrific resource.
Richmond City Manager’s office 620-6512
Richmond City Clerk 620-6513

Richmond City Departments
Managers, phone numbers, email addresses

Richmond Councilmembers
Names, terms of office, phone numbers, e-mail addresses

Richmond City Staff Directory
City of Richmond web site City Council agendas, videos of Council meetings, Codes, Charter, and more.
Contra Costa County Government Administration


County Supervisor John Gioia:  Website has descriptions of county programs and projects, links to county and community organizations, Board of Supervisors meeting agendas, news items, and newsletter summarizing local issues and developments.  510-374-3231  E-mail:
State government:  For the Office of the Governor of the State of California: State Senator Loni Hancock, representing District 9:  Phones: locally, dial 286-1333; to reach Sacramento office of Ms. Hancock, dial 916-651-4009.Assemblymember Nancy Skinner’s office provides a range of services to constituents, including assistance with renters’ programs, Medicare and Medi-Cal, summaries of pending legislation, and much more.  Phones:  Locally, dial 286-1400; to reach Sacramento office of Ms. Skinner dial 916-319-2014.  For website info:
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Parks and Historic Sites
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park 232-5050
The crown jewel of Marina Bay parks, the Rosie the Riveter/World II Home Front National Historic Park (part of the National Park Service) is home to the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Park and the historic Richmond shipyards. The park commemorates the important role the City of Richmond played in the World War II Home Front and  the wartime contributions of the residents and workers of the City of Richmond. Nearby in historic Kaiser Shipyard 3 is the SS Red Oak Victory, the only vessel built by the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, California that is being restored. Download a copy of the National Park Service self-guided auto tour of these two historic sites by clicking here.
For more information about the following Marina Bay Parks contact the City of Richmond, Recreation & Parks Dept., 620-6793
Barbara & Jay Vincent Park End of Peninsula Drive
Lucretia Edwards Park End of Marina Way South
Marina Park & Green Bordered by Regatta Blvd., Marina Bay Parkway, Melville Square &
Esplanade Dr.
Shimada Friendship Park End of Marina
Bay Parkway
Richmond Swim Center (immediately south of Kennedy High School, on Cutting Blvd.)   620-6654
Richmond Park Facilities (Administration, locations, reservations) 620-6793
Richmond Community Centers (Addresses and phone numbers for all Centers)
Marina Bay Yacht Harbor and Harbor Master’s Office, 1340 Marina Way South, off of Hall Avenue. See for more information. 236-1013
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West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD): Visit the WCCUSD website to find the most up-to-date information about West County schools 234-3825
Visit the WCCUSD School Directory site to find information about individual schools.
WCCUSD Department Directory has detailed information about each department.
West Contra Costa County Adult Education (WCCAE):Visit the WCCAE website to explore and register for courses. 215-4666
MacDonald Senior Center 302-8087
Richmond Annex Senior Center 620-6812
Paratransit 307-8026