Public Safety

The Public Safety Department includes the following Divisions: •    Law Enforcement •    Crime Prevention •    Animal Care Services •    Emergency Operations Plan Law Enforcement The City of Aliso Viejo is one of the safest cities in California and is known for its high quality of life and family-oriented community that includes a balance of residential, […]

Fire Prevention & Emergency Services

Fire Protection and Emergency Services for the City of Aliso Viejo are provided by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA). The OCFA provides service to 23 of Orange County’s 34 cities as well as service to all unincorporated areas of the county. Along with providing emergency response to 9-1-1 calls, the OCFA provides fire inspections, […]

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I REPORT AN EMERGENCY OR A CRIME? For life-threatening emergencies or a crime in progress, call 9-1-1 immediately. For non-emergencies or to request a deputy to take a report for a crime, call Orange County Sheriff’s Dispatch at (949) 770-6011. I HAVE FILED A CRIME REPORT. NOW WHAT HAPPENS? From the time the […]

Explorer Post #449

In May of 1959, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department formed the first law enforcement explorer post in the nation, for career-oriented young adults, age 14 through 20.  Members are referred to as “Explorers”.  It is a co-educational, young adult program developed and supervised by local community organizations, businesses and individuals providing an opportunity for young […]

Police Volunteer Program

About PALS Team The City of Aliso Viejo’s Police Assistance Liaison Services is a volunteer program for mature adults over the age of 21.  Though PALS volunteers do not necessarily need to reside in the City, it is highly recommended that they reside near the Aliso Viejo area.  The volunteers are assigned operational and administrative […]

Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention is a component of Aliso Viejo Police Services, implementing proactive community-oriented police programs such as Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch. Child safety programs, including bicycle rodeos, Walk-to-School Day events and fingerprinting are other beneficial services offered to the Aliso Viejo community. Neighborhood Watch Aliso Viejo Police Services and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department strongly […]

Animal Care Services

Animal Care Services provides for the care, protection and control of animals that stray from their homes or are abused by their owners.  Since January 2009, the Mission Viejo Animal Services Center has handled this function for the City of Aliso Viejo. The pro-humane facility at 28095 Hillcrest in Mission Viejo provides an array of […]

Solid Waste and Recycling Program

In 1989, Assembly Bill 939, known as the Integrated Waste Management Act, was passed due to the increase in the waste stream and the decrease in landfill capacity. As a result, the California Integrated Waste Management Board was established, and then the name changed to California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery or CalRecycle. The […]

Slurry Seal – General Information

The City of Aliso Viejo maintains the quality of its roads and streets through a process called “slurry sealing.” Slurry seal is a mixture of fine aggregate and emulsified asphalt that serves as a preventative maintenance measure that extends the life of our neighborhood roads by sealing them from the harmful effects of water penetration, […]

CommunityView GIS General Information

CommunityView™ is a Geographical Information System (GIS), which provides detailed information about properties from a spatial perspective. Enter a street address or an Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) in the search window to locate a particular property and view the following types of information: Road Map Aerial Color Photography Parcel Information City Boundary Zoning (coming soon) […]