In The Spotlight
City Facilities Open for Business
City Hall and City facilities (with the exemption of the Senior Center) are now open. Staff is taking measures to ensure the health and safety of both employees and residents. We ask that visitors adhere to the following safety measures as well.
Street-Sweeping Citations Resume June 15
Buena Park will resume citations for street sweeping parking beginning June 15. June 1 - June 14 is a grace period - warnings will be issued as a courtesy reminder. Although these citations were suspended in March due to the Stay-at-Home order in the state, keeping our streets clean was and continues to be a priority
As we all continue to stay home, we're bringing the fun to you! The City launched it's Virtual Recreation Center! Here you can find access to activities, virtual tours, education tools, fitness and more to keep you and your family happy, healthy and engaged during this time.
Buena Park Community Resource Center
The Buena Park Community Resource Center continues to provide residents with resources, now over the phone and through email. They work to connect residents to critical resources (food, healthcare, financial assistance, jobs, housing, etc.) Call (855) 796-3456 for more.
Local Food Distribution
This crisis is a trying time for many of our Buena Park residents. For those that need help, here is a list of local organizations providing free groceries. We can't thank these organizations enough for stepping up & giving back to the community in this time of need!
COVID-19 Cases in Buena Park
The County of Orange, continues to provide updated data for city-by-city count of the County’s COVID-19 cases. Buena Park currently has 157 reported cases. Please continue to do your part by staying home as much as possible except for essential trips. Buena Park is in this together.
Buena Park's Eviction Moratorium
On March 17, 2020, the City Council adopted a city law prohibiting evictions for tenants of residential and commercial properties for those unable to pay rent due to financial impacts related to COVID-19. Click here to learn more.
Resources for CA Employers & Employees
We recognize that our local businesses and their employees are taking a hard hit during this time. The CA Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We urge all of our businesses to look through the resources.
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN EMERGENCY?
Being prepared can reduce the fear, anxiety and losses that come with disasters. Orange County is prone to many disasters, including earthquakes, wildfires, landslides, flooding, gas or chemical leaks, and more. Receive life-saving alerts and stay one step ahead of emergencies by signing up for AlertOC today.
TEMPORARY OUTDOOR DINING AREA GUIDELINES
The City of Buena Park (“City”) has developed the following COVID-19 Guidelines (“Guidelines”) for Temporary Outdoor Dining Areas (“TODA”) in efforts to assist sit-down restaurants with reopening in a manner that is consistent with local and state health and safety directives.
ORANGE COUNTY MOVES INTO STAGE 2 OPENING OF LOCAL ECONOMY
On May 23, 2020, the State of California has approved the County of Orange's plan to accelerate local businesses into Stage Two. The County was able to successfully demonstrate that Orange County meets the State's required metrics as outlined in the California Resiliency Roadmap.
GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES IN ANTICIPATION OF REOPENING
The City encourages dine-in and retail businesses to use the attached guidelines and checklist as reference in preparation of requirements regarding re-opening.
U.S. CENSUS ADJUSTING OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19
The U.S. Census Bureau is beginning to send reminder notice postcards to an estimated 69 million households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. About 53.4% of households across the country have already responded. Those households that have not yet responded to the census will receive an in person visit by a census taker to collect their information later this summer.