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Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Department is responsible for finance and risk management services of the City. The Administrative Services Director oversees a staff of five employees. Together, the department coordinates the development of the annual budget, oversees purchasing, processes Accounts Payable and Payroll, performs General Ledger fund accounting and reporting, manages risk, and fulfills grant requirements and reporting.


City Manager's Office 

Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Manager’s office supervises and administers the programs and services provided by all departments within the City of Atascadero 


Community Development

The Community Development Department administers the City's land use and building regulations through the implementation of the General Plan and Building Code. The Community Development Department strives to promote development that is consistent with the "smart growth" principals adopted in the General Plan, and support the economic vitality of the City by coordinating the City's economic development activities.


Community Services

The Community Services Department's Mission is to provide and facilitate programs and services that enhance the quality of life, well-being and economic vitality of the community. The Community Services Department consists of the Recreation Division and the Charles Paddock Zoo. Some of our Department's responsibilities: Sports & Leagues, Classes, Special Events, Skate Park, Pavilion on the Lake, Colony Park Community Center, Zoo


Fire Department

Responds to emergencies such as medical aids, structure fires, wildland fires, vehicle traffic collisions, hazardous materials incidents, technical rescues and public service assists 


Police Department

The men and women of the Atascadero Police Department are "Dedicated to Professional Service" to our community. We have embraced the Community Oriented Policing/Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy, which is founded on the belief that police and the community must work together to identify and solve problems. Partnerships based on trust and enhanced by teamwork and open communication are the keys to the success of our mission.


Public Works Department 

Provides a wide variety ofservices to the residents of and visitors to Atascadero including Capital Project Planning and Design, City facility maintenance, as well as park, street, and storm drain maintienance. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014 15:06