Water Efficient Landscape Program

Water Efficient Landscape Regulations Guidelines for Compliance with Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance Plant Palette Water Districts · El Toro Water District · Moulton Niguel Water District Water Supply Information, impacts to customers For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works. Phone: (949) 425-2530 Email: public-works@cityofalisoviejo.com


Property Tax: Property Tax is the City’s largest source of general fund revenue. Property taxes are assessed by the County of Orange. State law mandates that the Assessor identifies and values all property in the County for property tax purposes each year. The taxes are calculated by the Auditor-Controller. The average tax rate in Orange […]

Directions to City Hall

City of Aliso Viejo City Hall 12 Journey, Suite 100 Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Phone (949) 425-2500 FAX (949) 425-3899 Hours of Operation: City Hall Mon-Thur 7:30 – 5:30 p.m. Every other Friday 7:30 – 4:30 p.m. Building Counter Mon-Thur 7:30 – 12:00 p.m. Every other Friday 7:30 – 12:00 p.m.

General Plan

Aliso Viejo’s General Plan is a policy document for the long-range comprehensive development of the City. The General Plan provides direction for future growth and brings into focus the relationship between residents and their pursuits and institutions, offering policy statements, which embody the expressed goals for present and future generations. As a policy document, the […]


The budget preparation process takes approximately three months.  All budget submissions for new and additional services, positions, capital outlay, and capital improvement projects are reviewed.  The overall picture of estimated revenues and proposed appropriations is also carefully studied.  In addition to providing the most efficient, effective and economical service levels possible, public safety, legal requirements, […]

Contract Administration

Aliso Viejo provides a majority of municipal services on a contractual basis through other public agencies and private companies. The City Manager’s Office administers an array of contracts including the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Orange County Fire Authority, City of Mission Viejo Animal Services and Doctor’s Ambulance.

Risk Management

The City of Aliso Viejo is a member of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA), which consists of more than 120 public agencies. The City obtains insurance policies and various risk management services through CJPIA. The City Manager’s Department administers liability claims, workers’ compensation claims and safety programs. For more information about CJPIA, click […]

Human Resources

Human Resources includes administration of the City’s classification and compensation plan (click here for employee compensation); benefits programs; disciplinary and grievance procedures; recruitment and selection processes. The City’s goal in Human Resources is to attract and retain a highly talented and qualified workforce. The City posts current job openings online. If you enjoy working in […]

Economic Development

Aliso Viejo is well-known as a strong and lively community designed to meet the growing needs of individuals, families, professionals and enterprising businesses. The City supports a thriving business community with companies such as Pacific Life Insurance Co.; United Parcel Service (UPS); Clarient; Microsemi; Q-Logic; Lennar Homes; Buy.Com; Fluor Daniel; Pepsi Bottling, Inc.; Shea Homes; […]