City Closures & Event Cancellations

City of Hesperia Facilities Now Open

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Hesperia facilities closed due to COVID-19. On May 26th, all Hesperia facilities have reopened to the public with normal business hours. Facial coverings and social distancing will be enforced when conducting business in City facilities.

In accordance with the California Department of Public Health guidance for non-essential gatherings, the following City of Hesperia events are being cancelled and/or postponed:

Event NameDateStatus
Community Shred DayApril 4thCancelled. No new date scheduled.
Electronic Waste Recycling EventApril 4th and 5thCancelled. No new date scheduled.
Tire Amnesty DayApril 11thCancelled. No new date scheduled.
Clean Up DayApril 25thCancelled. No new date scheduled.

Although City facilities are closed to the public, staff will be available by phone or email to assist you. For questions, please contact Erica Acosta at (760)947-1006 or

Hesperia Animal Shelter

The Hesperia Animal Shelter is now open for business.  High Desert residents may call their respective shelters to report stray animals at the phone numbers listed below:

Animal Shelter
Phone Number
Business Hours
Hesperia Animal Shelter
Tuesday & Thursday 10 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday 10 AM – 6 PM
Friday & Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter
Tuesday & Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM
Devore Animal Shelter
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10 AM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday 10 AM – 7 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
Barstow Humane Society
Tuesday & Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM
Adelanto Animal Control
Monday - Thursday 8 AM – 6 PM
Victorville Animal Control
Monday - Thursday 7 AM – 4 PM
Friday 7 AM - 3 PM
Unicorporated San Bernardino County Area Animal Services

Hesperia Recreation & Park District Programs and Facilities

All Hesperia Recreation & Park District programs and facilities will be closed indefinitely effective March 20, 2020 with the exception of Meals on Wheels at Percy Bakker Center (pick up only). Citizens who would like to continue utilizing the public parks are encouraged to follow the California Department of Public Health’s order on Social Distancing. For more information, please visit the Hesperia park website.

Hesperia City Council Meeting

In accordance with the new community guidelines from the CDC to avoid gatherings of more than 10 persons, the City of Hesperia will allow for remote participation. For more information, please view our public notice.