Government

The City provides a full range of services for its citizens. These services include police, fire, paramedic, emergency transportation, library, recreation and parks, planning and development, street improvements and lighting, and general administration. The City also operates a water utility and provides for refuse collection and sanitation. In addition, the City provides aid to its citizens in the form of residential and commercial rehabilitation loans and economic development programs. The City contracts with a private non-profit agency to operate its senior citizen center.

City Department Directory

Mission Statement
The City of Orange is committed to excellent service for our residents, businesses, and visitors

Orange City Hall - 300 E. Chapman Ave. - Orange, CA 92866
(714) 744-5500 - Fax (714) 744-5515

City Departments

Administration

CITY ATTORNEY
Wayne W. Winthers, City Attorney

Advises City Council regarding ordinances, resolutions, and contracts before the Council. Represents the City in legal actions.

(714) 744-5580

CITY CLERK
Mary E. Murphy , City Clerk

Prepares City Council meeting agendas, compiles minutes of Council meetings, maintains City's historical records, provides copies of City documents for a fee, conducts municipal elections, more.

(714) 744-5500

CITY COUNCIL

The City Council provides policy direction for the City of Orange and enacts all municipal legislation. The City Council serves in a quasi-judicial role on certain administrative appeals. The City Council directs the administration of its policy decisions through the Orange City Manager for delegation to appropriate City staff.

Back to Top

Mayor
(714) 744-2200

Councilmembers
(714) 744-2211

CITY MANAGER
John W. Sibley, City Manager

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the City according to the City Council's direction. R eviews the performance of other City departments, responds to resident inquiries about City activities, and manages the City's information technology contract with Affiliated Computer Services (ACS).

(714) 744-2222

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Gregory Hastings, Acting Director

Includes the City's planning, zoning, code compliance, and building inspection divisions. Prepares the City's General Plan, reviews and approves resident requests for zone changes, new construction and remodels, and more.

Planning
(714) 744-7220

Building
(714) 744-7200

COMMUNITY SERVICES
Marie Knight, Director

Runs the City's recreation programs, maintains City facilities and buildings, prepares and distributes City class listings each quarter.

(714) 744-7264

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Lisa Kim, Acting Economic Development Manager

Provides economic assistance, where appropriate, to businesses wishing to move to or expand in Orange. Offers non-monetary assistance to other businesses depending upon need.

Back to Top

(714) 288-2580

FINANCE
Rich Jacobs, Director

Prepares the City's utility bills, business licenses, and paramedic subscription services. Manages the City's finances, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, investments, purchasing, and cash receipts. Prepares the City Budget .
Back to Top

Utilities
(714) 744-2233

Business Licenses
(714) 744-2270

Paramedic Subscription
(714) 744-2232

Purchasing
(714) 744-2277

FIRE
Pat Dibb, Acting Fire Chief

Manages the City's fire suppression and prevention program, including its headquarters and seven off-site fire stations.

Emergency
9-1-1

All other
(714) 288-2500

LIBRARY SERVICES
Yolanda Moreno, L ibrary Director

Provides centralized information resources and staff to serve people of all ages in Orange in meeting their information needs. Provides cultural and educational programs for all ages. Collects, organizes preserves and makes available a variety of materials documenting the City's history.

(714) 288-2471

HUMAN RESOURCES
Steven V. Pham, Director

Handles any issue relating to the hiring, firing, recruitment, or ongoing employment, of the City's workforce, answers questions relating to benefits, job postings and more.

Jobs Hotline
(714) 744-7262

All other
(714) 744-7255

POLICE
Robert Gustafson, Chief

To perform our law enforcement duties with innovative leadership, accountable to the people we serve, in order to ensure their safety and improve the quality of life in our diverse community.

Emergency
9-1-1

All other
(714) 744-7444

PUBLIC WORKS
Joe DeFrancesco, Public Works Director

Provides for the city's infrastructure, including traffic and engineering, sewers and storm drains, water service, street maintenance and more.

Traffic Engineering
(714) 744-5536

Sewers & Storm Drains
(714) 532-6480

City Services

Frequently Asked Questions

These "FAQs" are based on the questions most often asked of City of Orange service staff. You can use this guide to find answers to your questions two ways:
  • Type in the key word in your question in the "search" window below (use a word like dogs or parking or water). The guide will list all the answers to the questions that include your key word.
  • Select from the FAQ categories below. The guide will display all the information for questions in that category.
General
Business License
Animals
Bill, Tax & Fee payments
Business
Cars & Parking
Crime
Emergency Information
Environment
General Complaints
Health & Medical
Marriage Licenses, Certificates, Voting & Legal
Parks & Recreation
Permits & Licenses
Property (Owning & Renting)
Public Transportation
Roads & Streets
Social Issues
Employment
Police

 

Designed by Myeres.com | Travel Directory | Home | Rooms | Amenities | Reservations Online s | Specials | Packages | Group Reservations | Cancellations | Directions Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Disneyland Orange California | Photo Gallery | Activities | Airport | Attractions | Attractions | Business | Dining | Golf | Government | Hospitals | Shopping | Sports | University | Contact Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Disneyland Orange California CA | Privacy Policy |

Orange California Sites: City of Orange | Orange County Chamber of Commerce | Orange County Government | City of Anaheim | Disneyland | Abaheim Chamber of Commerce

Designed and Powered by MyERes.com - Hotel Websites and Online Reservations