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New Innovative Permit Requirements for Metal-Related Businesses

The City of Paramount has reported that all 16 metal-related businesses in town are set to receive Administrative Action permits. This new permit program establishes stricter oversight and was developed to address any future potential air quality issues in the City. This program is a first of its kind in California and places the following […]

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MWD Offers Rebates for Residential Turf Replacement

The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California offers a Turf Replacement Program for homeowners to replace their existing lawn with drought-tolerant landscaping. Not only do grass lawns require heavy maintenance expenses, they also cause rainwater runoff, which decreases groundwater supply and water conservation.  The program offers a rebate of $2 or more per square […]

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City of Paramount Develops Draft of First Climate Action Plan

The City of Paramount has developed a draft of its first-ever Climate Action Plan (beginning on page 247), which outlines strategies to meet the State’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals and creates a roadmap to follow as Paramount continues to advance its sustainability efforts. “Ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment is a top priority […]

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Join the Discussion on Housing in Paramount

The City of Paramount’s General Plan guides land development to meet the vision and needs of the community. The General Plan is divided into “elements” – including one for housing. Since 1969, California has required that all local governments adequately plan to meet the housing needs of everyone in the community by adopting housing plans as part […]

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