The General Government Department consists of the legislative, executive, and administrative oversight of all City operations. All expenditures and activities related to the City Council, City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, and Administrative Services are included in this Department. The Department is also responsible for the City's economic development efforts.
The Community Development Department provides planning, code enforcement, building and safety, and receptionist functions for the City and is organized into two divisions: Planning and Building and Safety.
The Community Services Department for the City of Laguna Hills provides recreation classes, special events, excursions, camps, athletic programs, and disability services for the community.
The Public Safety Department includes Police Services, Animal Control, and Emergency Management functions.
The Public Services Department is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of public facilities including public streets, traffic signals, storm drains, parks, and landscaping.
The Non-Departmental Department encompasses functions that are essential to the operation of the City but do not fall within the jurisdiction of any single department or are expenditures of an organization-wide nature. Most notably, this includes the Information Technology (IT) function. The IT division is responsible for the support and management of the City's information services, including software applications and computer hardware, at the Civic Center and the Community Center and Sports Complex