1. Administrative Services

    Administrative Services coordinates the day-to-day activities of various internal operations of the city and also offers support services to all other city departments.

  2. City Clerk's Office

    The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager and provides a high level of administrative support to the City Manager and City Council.

  3. City Manager's Office

    The City Manager, appointed by the City Council, serves as the city’s chief executive officer and manages the day-to-day operations of city departments.

  4. Community Services - Parks & Recreation

    Our mission is to enrich our community and your quality of life through an exceptional blend of recreation, arts, leisure, and cultural programs, and to provide parks/facilities and open space for all.

  1. Development Services

    The Development Services Department administers and implements the city's planning, land use, building and engineering functions.

  2. Economic Development

    Economic development is a tool used by local government to build and sustain an economically viable community. Through Poway’s economic development efforts, the city has created a dynamic business environment while retaining its small town values and charm.

  3. Safety Services

    The mission of the Department of Safety Services is to reduce the loss of life and property from fire, medical, and environmental emergencies through education, hazard reduction, and response.

  4. Public Works

    The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of the public infrastructure and for providing certain environmental programs and services to the community.