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Welcome to the Carmel-by-the-Sea Official City Web Site - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Beach fires of any kind are not permitted on Carmel beach Friday through Sundays, or State or National holidays. Beach fires created Monday through Thursday must be south of 10th avenue and 100 feet from the bluffs or retaining walls. Contact Public Works 831.620.2070 or checkout the Beach Rules for more information.
Questions about trash and recycling billing and rates? Contact GreenWaste Recovery at 831.920.6707 or email to

The final election results for the 2016 Municipal Election can be found here. The City Council will certify the election results and swear in the new Mayor and Council Members at a Special Meeting Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:30PM. Contact Ashlee Wright, City Clerk at 831.620.2016 or with any questions.



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