The response to the Coronavirus outbreak is fluid. The City of Lake Forest is taking precautions in accordance with recommendations from the federal, state and county officials.
State, County recommend face masks when in public. The face masks reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus but do not replace the need for social distancing and other healthy practices.
The County has set up three hotlines:
The County has also set up a webpage with coronavirus information and resources: https://covid19info.ocgov.com/
The state has a hotline for those over 65 years old impacted by coronavirus. Call 1-833-544-2374:
The City will post updates, advisories and other materials on this page as they become available. Residents are also advised to call the Lake Forest Hotline at 461-3536 for City updates. Additionally, the City asks residents to register for Nixle text alerts by texting LakeForest to 888777 or go to www.nixle.com to register for texts, emails or voice messages.
If you have additional questions, please call the City at 461-3400.
Updated April 2, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday, March 19, issued a statewide stay at home order. The order includes exceptions for essential services, such as gas stations, pharmacies, food stores, farmers’ markets, take-out restaurants, banks and laundromats.
The City has adopted new protocols for permits and inspections during the coronavirus outbreak. Please click here the new protocols.
Planning DivisionJennifer Weiss
Code Enforcement DivisionAfrouz Rashidian
Building Division(949) 461-3470
Building Inspection Line