Woodland DMV Office3 to Close for Renovation Project

California Department of Motor Vehicles
Media Relations Office
2415 First Avenue, MS F-122, Sacramento, CA 95818
Contact: DMV Media Relations


March 2, 2009

Sacramento —The Woodland office of the California Department of Motor Vehicles, located at 825 East St., will be closed for two weeks starting at noon on Friday, March 27, 2009, for regularly scheduled maintenance--which includes interior upgrades and the installation of modular furniture to improve customer seating convenience. The easiest way to accommodate this project is to close the office completely for the duration of the repairs. The Woodland office is scheduled to reopen for business at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2009.

The Woodland office has 8 full-time and 2 part-time employees who handle some 73,000 transactions each year.


DMV officials say they will carefully monitor customer flow to the surrounding offices and move technicians as needed to provide the best customer service possible during the brief renovation process.

  • Davis, 505 Pole Line Road,11 miles away;
  • Vacaville, 621 Orange Drive, 27 miles away and
  • Yuba City, 1570 Poole Blvd., 39 miles away. 

In a continuing effort to shorten lines and wait times, the DMV wants customers to understand there are a number of service options currently available to them, which if properly utilized, can dramatically reduce the number of transactions handled in any field office on a face-to-face basis. That means shorter wait times.

For example, most routine services the DMV provides can be done by mail; instructions for mailing license or registration renewals are included with the notifications sent out by the department. Customers can use checks or money orders to renew by mail.

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Don’t Stand In Line, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Web site (www.dmv.ca.gov), including online appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions.

DMV is a department under the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, which is under the direction of Secretary Dale E. Bonner. The DMV licenses drivers; maintains driving records; registers and tracks official ownership of vehicles and vessels; investigates auto and identity-related fraud; and licenses car dealers, driving schools, and traffic violator schools.