Departments

Overview

Departments

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a number of services to the residents and visitors alike through its departments. Please see below for more information on each of the City’s departments or the City Directory to contact us.

Overview

City Administration

Under the leadership of the City Administrator, Administration strives to provide excellent customer service to decision-makers, City departments, employees, businesses and the public. Administration is comprised of the City Administrator, the City Clerk, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Marketing and Economic Development functions.

Overview

Community Activities

The Community Activities Department is responsible for special events, film permits, parking stall permits, the rental of the Vista Lobos Community room, and the oversight of the weekly Farmers’ Market. 

COVID-19

UPDATED 6/1/2020

Overview

Community Planning & Building

The Community Planning and Building Department includes the Planning, Building and Code Compliance Divisions and is responsible for preserving community character while fostering a vibrant community and a high quality of life for its residents, businesses and visitors.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Outdoor Seating in the Public Way 

Temporary Encroachment Permit Application for Outdoor Seating in the Public Way

Standard Conditions of Approval – COMING SOON ! !

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Police & Fire

Police

The Police Department is responsible for law enforcement and crime prevention within the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and strives to maintain a high quality of life for all by supporting the rights of citizens and visitors to live in peace and safety.