FAQs

A fire hydrant has been hit by a car.

During regular hours call Public Works Maintenance at (714) 548-3250.  After hours, contact Police Dispatch at (714) 898-3315.

A fire hydrant has been opened.

During regular hours call Public Works Maintenance at (714) 895-2876.  After hours, contact Police Dispatch at (714) 898-3315.

Are street sweeping restrictions enforced on holidays?

No. Streets are not swept on City observed holidays. Visit our Street Sweeping webpage for further information.

How do I dispose bulky items?

The Midway Sanitation District provides a monthly bulky item service for the disposal of some appliances and furniture, and will collect two such items from each household approximately every thirty days.  For more details, please call (714) 893-3553 or click the link to visit the Midway Sanitation District Website

http://www.midwaycitysanitarydistrict.com/index.php/services/bulky-item-service

Code Enforcement PSA Video - Discard Items  

How do I dispose of a Christmas tree?

Midway Sanitation will send out vehicles to pick up your holiday tree for the first two weeks after Christmas.  Place your tree on the curb on your regular trash service day and make sure the stand and all decorations are removed. 

How do I dispose of car batteries?

Please find information on the disposal of hazardous materials at the following website: http://www.oclandfills.com/hazardous

How do I dispose of heavy trash like household appliances?

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553. 

Code Enforcement PSA Video - Discard Items  

How do I dispose of paint and toxic materials?

Please find information on the disposal of hazardous materials at the following website: http://www.oclandfills.com/hazardous

How do I dispose of used motor oil?

Please find information on the disposal of hazardous materials at the following website: http://www.oclandfills.com/hazardous

How do I order recycling containers?

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553.

How do I report abandoned furniture?

If the items are located in the public right of way (sidewalk, street, park, etc.), please call the City of Westminster Corporation Yard at (714) 895-2876. If the items are located on private property, please contact Code Enforcement at (714) 548-3246. You can also submit a report online using the free My Westminster mobile app.

Code Enforcement PSA Video - Discard Items  

How do I request trash cans?

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553.

How do I get a newspaper rack removed?

For information, please contact Public Works - Engineering at (714) 548-3463. 

I need a dumpster.

Please contact CR&R - Stanton at (714) 890-6300 for a Rent-A-Bin.  Details can be found at their website  http://crrwasteservices.com/

I want to know about recycling.

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553 or refer to their website here.

I want to report a broken water main.

During regular hours call Public Works Maintenance at (714) 548-3250.  After hours, contact Police Dispatch at (714) 898-3315.

I want to report a worn or torn flag.

The Mayor and City Council are dedicated to displaying the American flag at all municipal facilities and at various other locations throughout the City.  If you see a flag that has been damaged or needs to be replaced, please contact the Public Works Maintenance Department at (714) 548-3252.

I want to report blocked storm drains.

 Please call  Public Works - Maintenance at (714) 548-3252

I want to report graffiti at a location.

Please contact the Graffiti Hotline at (714) 548-3253 or submit a report using the free My Westminster mobile app.

I want to contact someone about trees blocking my view.

If the tree is in the public right of way, contact the Corporation Yard at 714/548-3252.

Is it OK to recycle plastic?

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553 or check their website at http://www.midwaycitysanitarydistrict.com/

The drains/sewers in my street smell bad.

For sewer problems, please call Midway City Sanitation District at 714/893-3553.

For drainage problems, please call Public Works - Maintenance at 714/548-3252.

The trees on my street are diseased.

Please contact Public Works - Maintenance at (714) 548-3692.

The water pressure has dropped in my neighborhood.

Call Public Works Maintenance at (714) 548-3250. 

What are the fares for the bus/subway/light rail systems?

Transportation information can be found on the Orange County Transportation Authority's website here.

What happens if my trash day falls on a holiday?

If your regular trash day falls on a holiday that is observed by the Midway City Sanitation District, your trash will be picked up the following day.  The remainder of the week will also be picked up one day later, with Friday pick up occurring on Saturday.  If you have any questions regarding trash pick up, you may contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553.

What is the street sweeping schedule for my neighborhood?

The days and times for street sweeping are posted at the entrance to each residential area off the main streets.  You may also contact the City of Westminster Corporation Yard at (714) 895-2876.  See the  link below for a map showing the days for street sweeping throughout the city.

Where are the bus stops located?

Transportation information can be found on the Orange County Transportation Authority's website here.

Where can I obtain traffic count information?

City-wide flow maps can be obtained at the Public Works counter from the Traffic Engineering Division for a nominal fee.  If all you need is the traffic volume at one or two locations, you can call Traffic Engineering at 714 548-3464, or 714 548-3465.

Where can I get sandbags?

Sandbags are available at the City Yard, 14381 Olive Street, Westminster during inclement weather.  Sandbags are limited to 12 per resident and identification is required.

Who do I contact to come and mark utility lines in my yard?

Call Dig Alert at 811 before you dig. More information can be found at DigAlert. 

Who do I contact about a broken sidewalk?

Call Public Works Maintenance at 714/548-3252.

Who do I contact about a street closure.

Please call the Traffic Engineer at 714/548-3462

Who do I contact about flooding in my neighborhood.

Please conctact the City Maintenance Yard at 714/548-3691

Who do I contact about potholes in a street?

Call Public Works Maintenance at (714) 548-3252 or submit a report using the free My Westminster mobile app.

Who do I contact about tree roots lifting up the sidewalk.

Please call Public Works -  Maintenance at 714/548-3692

Who do I contact about uncollected trash?

Please contact Midway City Sanitation District at (714) 893-3553.

Who do I contact about tree limbs in the street/in my yard?

Please contact  Public Works - Maintenance at714/548-3692.

Who do I contact about construction noise.

Please contact the Code Enforcement Division at 714/548-3246.

For street construction, please contact the Engineering Division at 714/548-3459.

For building construction, please contact the Building Division at 714/548-3469.