COVID-19 UPDATE | The City is coordinating closely with our public health officials at the Santa Cruz County Health Department to prevent the further spread COVID-19. In an effort to protect you and our community, changes and measures have been adopted in daily operations and activities. For further details please click here for the City’s Response to COVID-19

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Media Contacts

Ralph Dimarucut, Main media contact (831) 420-5017
Eileen Cross, Water Department (831) 420-5213
Joyce Blaschke, Santa Cruz Police Department (831) 420-5844
Janice Bisgaard, Public Works Department (831) 420-5166

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Fire Department Press Releases, click here

Update: Community Development still serving the community remotely!

Post Date:04/17/2020 5:00 PM

The Planning & Community Development department has closed its offices to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, Coronavirus, in our community. However, staff is working remotely and services are currently available. You can review our available services and alternate ways to contact us by visiting our department‘s homepage at 


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