Maintenance Services

Our Maintenance Services conduct general maintenance and repair of several facilities in South Gate. We are also responsible for graffiti removal, trash pickup and illegal dumping, streetlights, traffic signals, trees, street, and pothole repairs. You can report  any incidents using the hotlines provided below, in person, or by e-mail at

Graffiti Removal Program

The City of South Gate operates an aggressive graffiti removal program to remove graffiti from public right of way as quickly as possible to discourage further graffiti and to enhance community safety and values. The program is offered citywide at no cost to residents or business owners. Please

 (323) 563-5793

Trash Pickup & Illegal Dumping

Waste Management services customers in the City of South Gate Monday through Saturday.

 (323) 563-9575

Street Lights & Traffic Signals

 (323) 563-5773

Tree/Street/Pothole Repairs

 (323) 563-5785

Water Division

For information on utility service or payments, call (323) 563-9586.

To report a leak or request a repair, call (323) 563-5790.

Residents in the Hollydale area of South Gate are served by Golden State Water Company and must call (800) 999-4033.

The Water Division is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the city's water system and services over 16,500 connections to most of South Gate. The system includes:

 Review the Consumer Water Confidence Report (PDF).

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