PUBLIC WORKS EMERGENCIES
If you have a water or sewer emergency, please call:
Between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday:
For After Hours, Friday to Sunday and Weekends and Holidays:
Prepare for Wildfire Season
Be ready for wildfire before it strikes by visiting CalFire's "Ready for Wildfire" web page.
CalFire's "Ready, Set, Go!" campaign provides practical advance preparation steps for home protection and rapid evacuation.
Download CalFire's "Go!" Wildfire Evacuation Guide here.
CodeRED Alert System
During local emergencies such as the current Klamathon Fire, immediate notifications and updates are crucial. All residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for the CodeRED emergency alert system. To receive emergency information, click on the CodeRED icon below. If you need administrative assistance signing up, contact the Yreka Police Department.
Dave Gamache Appointed City of Yreka Police Chief
Dave Gamache, who has been serving as interim Police Chief since the retirement of former Chief Brian Bowles, has been appointed to the permanent job of Police Chief.
Yreka Utility Customer Warning:
There is an on-line bill pay website that appears to be affiliated with the City, but it is not. Doxo.com is a third-party marketing website that allows people to pay multiple company utility bills via their site.
To make sure you are paying the City directly, use the "Pay Your Utility Bill" button to the right to reach our online bill payment portal at:https://yrekacityutilitybill.merchanttransact.com
For more information, please call 530-841-2386.
Burning Suspension in City Limits is lifted effective November 26, 2018.
Effective November 26, 2018 burning within the City limits is permitted with a City Burn Permit on burn days only.
For more information visit the Fire Department page at the link below:
During fall and winter when burn suspensions are lifted, call (530) 842-8123 for burn days and burning requirements.
Homelessness Report Available
Due to the good precipitation over the winter Governor Brown has ended the drought State of Emergency in most of California. The City is now able to ease water restrictions. Voluntary conservation measures are in place, along with State mandated prohibitions that discourage water waste. Follow the link below to learn more:
"Slow the Flow - Make Your Landscape Act Like a Sponge"
A video from the State Water Quality Control Board about storm water problems and solutions.
"Yreka Creek Futures" is a short video from the City of Yreka about Yreka Creek and the Greenway Master Plan.
View the new Financial Transparency Portal through OpenGov.
Loitering and Panhandling Laws
A printable brochure from the Yreka Police Department. Click here for brochure.
To find out why dogs bark and what you can do to stop it, download this printable brochure from Yreka Animal Control.
City Hall Closed Fridays
City Hall is closed to the public on Fridays.