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