Welcome New Residents

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Welcome to Gilroy! We are so glad you have chosen Gilroy as your new home and we are excited for you and your family to become a part of our community.

We offer a number of programs and services designed to enhance the quality of life for you and we hope you will take full advantage of them. 

We also invite you to visit our wonderful family-oriented parks, historical downtown and various community events held throughout the year. We take pride in providing exceptional customer service, so please contact us with any questions.

Again, welcome to Gilroy, we’ve been waiting for you!

Resources for New Residents

City Utility & Garbage Resources


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Utility Services and Billing

Water and Sewer. Other services:  Silicon Valley Clean Energy(SVCE)  PG&E, Recology


City Resources


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Reports, records, and other resources.


Asset 1PD-96Police Department

Reports, records, and other resources.


Asset 1home -96Code Enforcement Requests

Residential maintenance concerns, Garage sale signs, dumping on private property,  and illegal tree removal.  Other requests (roadway problems, homeless issues, etc.)

Asset 1animals-96Animal Control

Resources, animal licensing, animal bites, and more. For adoption and animal shelter resources,
visit Santa Clara County Animal Shelter.

Asset 1Run-96Emergency Preparedness Resources 

Have a plan? Learn about different emergency protocols and best practices during an emergency.


Asset 1Chat-96Community Engagement 

Stay informed on the most up-to-date information on city programs, local projects, and policy.  
Sign up to receive the Email Express in your inbox.



Recreation Resources

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Explore our parks and enjoy the beautiful Gilroy scenery.

Asset 1bike trails -96Bike Gilroy 

Ready to explore on your bike? See the many bike paths and trails in Gilroy. 

Biking and Hiking Trails in Santa Clara County

Asset 1recreation-96Recreation Division

Reserve a Park or facility, volunteer, or register for one of the many recreation classes offered by the City using the Recreation Catalog




Other Resources


Asset 1library-96Public Records Request

Submit a public records request or check the status of your request. 


Asset 1transportation-96Transportation 

VTA transportation and fees  and Caltrain

 

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Affordable housing and other housing resources.

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Register to Vote:

 If you're new to California or Santa Clara County, you can use this link to update your voter information.

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Gilroy Library:

A great place for those that like to read or simply need a quiet place to study.