Guide for Residents

Welcome to the City of Westminster, whether you are new to the City of Westminster or you have been a long-time resident, we are pleased that you chose our community for your residence.
For those new to Westminster, welcome! To help make your transition easier, we have provided you with some important information:

  1. Alarm Permit: In order to reduce the number of false alarms and preserve police resources, Ordinance Nos. 2458 & 2460 were adopted.  The Westminster City Council ordained that anyone responsible for the operation of or in possession of an alarm system in the City of Westminster will be required to obtain a permit for operation of such a system.
  2. Animal Control: Visit Animal Control page for more information.
  3. Chamber of Commerce
  4. City Parks
  5. City Classes Online Registration
  6. Department of Motor Vehicles
  7. Zoning Map (Interactive)
  8.  Dog Licenses
  9. Flood Zone Information
  10. Library:
    8180 13th Street
    (714) 893-5057
    Westminster Public Library
    Monday - Thursday 10am - 9pm
    Friday    - Saturday 10am - 5pm
    Sunday  - closed
  11. Midway City Sanitary District
  12. Post Office Locations in Westminister:
    Westminster Main Office
    15030 Goldenwest
    Bolsa Station
    9317 Bolsa Ave
    (800) 275-8777
  13. Schools:
    Westminster School District
    14121 Cedarwood
    Westminster, CA 92683
    (714) 894-7311
    Garden Grove Unified School District
    10331 Stanford
    Garden Grove, CA 92840
    (714) 663-6000
    Huntington Beach Union High School District
    10251 Yorktown
    Huntington Beach, CA 92646
    (714) 964-3339
    Ocean View School District
    17200 Pinehurst Lane
    Huntington Beach, CA 92647
    (714) 847-2551
    Coastline Community College, Le-Jao Center
    14120 All American Way (formerly Monroe Street)
    Westminster, CA 92683
    (714) 241-6184
  14. Utilities: For questions about your utilities, please call the following:
    1. Water - City of Westminster, (714) 898-3311, x4800
    2. Electric - Southern California Edison, 1-800-655-4555
    3. Gas - The Gas Company ( 1-800-427-2200
  15. Active Listings