City Departments

City Manager’s Office

The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the City.  Ojai’s City Manager provides leadership and direction to all departments and is the principal communicator of City business to the Council and public.  

City Clerk/Records Manager

The City Clerk/Records Manager is the local official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public.

Community Development Department

The Community Development Department is charged with the administration of the ordinances and policies relating to land use and development within the City.

Finance Department

The Finance Department performs all accounting services for business licensing, payroll, billing, and accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash flow, and money management.

Public Works Department

The responsibilities of the Public Works Department encompass an array of services including maintenance of city facilities and roads, trolley service, permits, and the Nordhoff Cemetery.

Recreation Department

The Recreation Department is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating recreational programs and activities for the community