City Departments

Management and Administration Department

  • City Manager; Film Office; Finance and Accounting; Human Resources; Information Technology (IT) Services; and Media & Communications

City Clerk Department

  • Administration of City Council Meetings and Agendas; Compliance with Federal, State, and Local Statutes; Elections; Passport Acceptance; Public Records; and Student Intern Program

Community Services Department

  • Community Classes, Programs, and Workshops; Parks and Facilities Management; Youth and Adult Sports; Senior Center; and Special Events

Environmental Sustainability Department

  • Building Safety and Permits; Building Inspections; Coastal Engineering and Geology; Environmental Programs, including Clean Water, Energy, and Solid Waste Management; and Wastewater Management / Environmental Health

Planning Department

  • Implementation of Local Coastal Program (LCP), General Plan, and Zoning Ordinance; Biology; Code Enforcement; Event Permits; Tobacco Retailer Registration; and View Restoration and Preservation

Public Safety Department

  • Emergency Preparedness; Fire Services; Law Enforcement; Lifeguards; and Animal Care and Control

Public Works / Engineering Department

  • Streets, storm drains, and other public infrastructure; Assessment Districts; Capital Improvement Projects; Floodplain Management; Plan Check and Permitting; and Storm Preparation