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Posted on: June 3, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 UPDATES

June 2: $10,000 approved for business grants

As Del Mar moves toward economic recovery, business owners are encouraged to take advantage of temporary tools to assist reopening – and boost sales -- at their restaurants and stores.

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Homepage

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COVID-19 Homepage

Open Del Mar’s COVID-19 Homepage to link to Daily Updates, Community Resources, Business Resources and guidelines for Conducting City Business during COVID-19.

Open the COVID-19 Homepage

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2020

New rules start June 2 at beach and parks

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The City of Del Mar is set to open its beaches, Powerhouse and Seagrove parks on Tuesday for sunbathing and relaxing with household members.

Requirements for face coverings and social distancing will remain in place.

On May 28, County of San Diego officials...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2020

City statement regarding The Winston School

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The Winston School first approached the City of Del Mar in June 2018 requesting changes to its 55-year lease for its school site at the Shores Park.  That lease was signed with the City in 2010 and made retroactive to 2008. For the first time, in...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2020

New rules for drones on June 17

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New rules on the flying of drones in Del Mar are set to take effect June 17.

First introduced in May, an Ordinance Regulating the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the City of Del Mar prohibits:

  • Reckless flying and racing;
  • Flying above an altitude of 400 f...
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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Spring into Action on brush clearing

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Those spring flowers and grasses have been pretty but now they’re drying up and need to go.The Fire Department has launched its 2020 Spring into Action and Fuel Reduction programs and is asking residents to get an early start on weeding and brus...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Where to eat and shop? Check the DMVA guide

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What sounds good to eat? 

The Del Mar Village Association is moving at light speed to update its online guide of restaurants and stores that are open for business. The guide lists places that, as of Thursday, can accommodate in-person dining and s...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Council approves business support initiatives

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The City Council on May 18 approved initiatives to support local businesses and extend the cancellation of most advisory committee meetings through June 30.

Council members also agreed to authorize City Manager CJ Johnson to cancel special events at public...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Council revises accessory dwelling unit regulations, renews incentive program

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The City Council on May 18 introduced accessory dwelling unit ordinances to revise regulations, better accommodate accessory units on duplex properties and renew an incentive program for property owners who dedicate accessory units as affordable housing.

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The latest on SANDAG's bluff stabilization project

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Demolition, vegetation removal and grading is set to begin May 8 to replace a drainage trench just west of the street ends between 6th and 8th streets.

Open the SANDAG update 

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On May 1, the San Diego Association ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Don't flush disinfecting wipes!

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The rush to disinfect surfaces to counter COVID-19 is causing havoc with sewer lines and wastewater systems.

Earlier this month, wipes backed up a sewer line in Del Mar and led to an overflow that caused nearly $140,000 in damage to a private home. The Cit...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Council approves $1.9M in budget reductions

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Faced with sharp declines in revenue brought by COVID-19, the City Council voted unanimously April 20 to trim $1.9 million in spending from the 2019-20 budget. 

The action followed more than $1 million in reductions approved earlier this month as ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Civic Center and Streetscape project win planning awards

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The San Diego Section of the American Planning Association is saluting the Del Mar Civic Center and Downtown Streetscape Project with enthusiastic letters and awards.

The Civic Center has won the Association’s “2020 Implementation: Smal...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Environmental document released for sand replenishment program

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Del Mar is advancing a program to streamline the placement of high-quality sand on City beaches and has released an environmental document for public review.

With mitigation and monitoring, the Sand Compatibility Opportunistic Use Program -- or SCOUP -- wo...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Community Resources

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESOURCES

If you need help or are able to offer it, the COVID-19 Community Resources page points to social service, nonprofit and government agencies that serve Del Mar and its residents.

Open the COVID-19 Community Resources webpage

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES

Del Mar is issuing free Temporary Use Permits so businesses can offer goods for pick-up or delivery while Del Mar Village Association is tracking those businesses with a guide that is updated daily. Link to that guide and to gov...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Conducting City Business During COVID-19

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Conducting City Business During COVID-19

Your health is our priority. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Del Mar Civic Center has closed its doors to the public until further notice. Most City business, however, can be completed by phone or online.

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2020

CERT volunteers are neighbors helping neighbors

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Helping neighbors during an emergency and acquiring the training to contribute to a concerted effort. For those reasons, Del Mar residents Bill and Eleni Miller joined the City’s Community Emergency Response Team two years ago.

For the Millers, h...

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