Important Telephone Numbers for Carlsbad Residents

The City of Carlsbad has a wealth of information on their city website about the many resident, business, and community services and programs that are offered.

You might be surprised at all that Carlsbad offers its residents and visitors, and the wide range of services we are provided to deal with just about any issue you can imagine – abandoned or illegally parked vehicles, injured animals, seniors and elderly abuse, trash dumping, parks and trail maintenance, poison control, emergency preparedness, public art, sewer and water problems, utility issues, fires, crime and safety, and on and on.

Here are some key numbers you might want to know – lots of people post these on their refrigerators for easy reference. And here’s a link to the master list of City of Carlsbad telephone numbers from A to Z.

POLICE: 911 or Non-emergency (760) 931-2197

FIRE: 911 or Non-emergency (760) 931-2141

POISON CONTROL (24-hour)  (800) 222-1222

ABANDONED VEHICLES (760) 931-2289

ANIMAL CONTROL ((760) 438-2312

ANIMAL CONTROL EMERGENCY (760) 438-1460

CARLSBAD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (760) 331-5000 website

CARLSBAD SENIOR CENTER (760) 602-4650

CHILD ABUSE (760) 93102147

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (760) 931-2137

CARLSBAD WATER DEPARTMENT (customer service/billing) (760) 602-2420 website

CARLSBAD WATER DEPARTMENT (water/sewer emergency) (760) 438-2722

SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC (SDGE) (800) 411-7343 website

WASTE MANAGEMENT (pick-up schedule, bulk items) (760) 929-9400 website

WASTER MANAGEMENT (customer service) (866) 967-3292

SAN DIEGO COUNTY TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR (877) 829-4732  Website