Departments

  1. City Attorney

    The City Attorney’s Office has a total staff of thirteen positions consisting of seven attorneys and six support staff.

  2. City Clerk

    The City Clerk is the local Elections Official as specified by City Charter and State law.

  3. City Manager

    The City Manager is responsible for the overall management and administration of the City of Santa Rosa, based upon the City Charter and the policy direction provided by the City Council.

  4. Community Engagement

    The Office of Community Engagement houses citywide community engagement efforts and the Violence Prevention Partnership.

  5. Finance

    As the fiscal steward of the City’s resources the Finance Department provides excellent customer service, as well as ethical oversight and management of public funds.

  6. Fire

    The Santa Rosa Fire Department is made up of sworn and civilian employees who are highly capable and proud of their profession. We will meet the challenges of the future wholeheartedly and continue to provide high-quality services to citizens in the Santa Rosa community.

  7. Housing & Community Services

    The Department of Housing and Community Services administers a variety of programs to revitalize blighted and economically disadvantaged areas and develops and administers a variety of affordable housing programs.

  8. Human Resources

    The Human Resources Department serves our community by attracting and retaining a highly qualified workforce and creating a work environment for them that supports their commitment to public service, reflects the diversity of the community, and minimizes risk to the human and fiscal resources of the City.

  9. Information Technology

    The Information Technology Department develops, leverages and implements technology to make government more efficient, transparent and responsive to citizens.

  10. Parking

    The Parking department manages parking for the downtown business area, Railroad Square and six restricted residential parking zones, maintains five multi-level parking garages and ten surface parking lots and provides enforcement of parking meters, time zones and other restricted parking areas to ensure availability and turn-over of parking spaces.

  11. Planning & Economic Development

    Planning and Economic Development provides a wide range of development services to the community, developing long range plans for the growth of Santa Rosa and reviewing development proposals for consistency with those plans.

  12. Police

    Our dedicated staff is committed to providing exceptional public safety services and taking a leadership role in building community partnerships to make our city a better, safer place to live, work and play.

  13. Recreation & Parks

    Three community centers, two pools, a golf course, 66 parks, innovative youth services, numerous special destinations and hundreds of recreation classes – go discover why Parks Make Life Better!

  14. Transportation and Public Works

    The Transportation and Public Works Department builds and maintains the City’s vast infrastructure.

  15. Water

    The Water Department's mission is to protect public health by sustaining water resources, infrastructure, and the environment.