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City Hall Hours
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone | (760) 744-1050
Fax | (760) 744-9520 
Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays* 
7:30 am to 5:30 pm 
After hours reporting (traffic and road obstructions)
*The San Marcos Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 7 pm

The City of San Marcos is at your service so give us a call. Below is a list of the most commonly requested services along with city department email contacts, directions to City Hall and after hours contact information. 

Can’t find what you’re looking for?  You can always call us at (760) 744-1050 Monday through Thursday and alternating Fridays. We will be happy to help and get your call where it needs to go.

Information about city government, including the San Marcos City Council and boards and commissions, can be found under  Your Government.

After hours traffic and road obstructions

Directions to City Hall

Parking at City Hall

Emails

Department Directory

After Hours Traffic and Road Obstructions: (760) 744-1050

To report traffic signal outages, road hazards or debris in the roadway after regular City Hall business hours
contact (760) 744-1050.

You will be routed according to your reason for calling.The City of San Marcos is prepared to handle non-emergencies like traffic signal and street light outages, dead animal removal or other urgent, but not life-threatening publicworksissues.

To report non-emergencies like noise, suspicious activity, disturbing the peace or other law enforcement related issues, please call the Sheriff's Dispatch at (760) 510-5200.

If there is a Fire, Medical or Law Enforcement Emergency please call 9-1-1.

Directions

From I-5: take Highway 78 east and exit on Twin Oaks Valley Road. Turn left at the stop light and turn right on San Marcos Boulevard. Turn right on Civic Center Drive. From I-15: take Highway 78 west and exit on Twin Oaks Valley Road. Turn right at the stop light and turn right on San Marcos Boulevard. Turn right on Civic Center Drive. 

Parking 

Free parking is provided in the parking structure. First floor parking is limited to two hours. Second, third and fourth floor parking is available all day. Parking for the SPRINTER station is strictly prohibited. Violators will be cited. 

Email

Please note that all correspondence addressed to the City of San Marcos is public record.
General Information
Planning Commission

Community Services Commission 
Traffic Safety Commission, (issues are submitted through the online report a concern portal)
Human Resources
San Marcos Watershed/Stormwater

All addresses are 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 unless otherwise noted. 

Department Directory

Building Division

(760) 744-1050, ext. 3241
(760) 591-4135 Fax 
City Clerk
 
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3145
(760) 744-9058 Fax
City Manager
 
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3184
(760) 744-9520 Fax 
Code Compliance Complaints  (760) 744-1050, ext. 3206 
Community Services 
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-9000, ext 3500
(760) 752-1328 Fax
Open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 7 pm
Development Services
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3216
(760) 591-4135 Fax
Communications Office (760) 744-1050, ext. 3174
Economic Development (760) 744-1050, ext. 3120
Finance

(760) 744-1050, ext 3126
(760) 744-9520 Fax
Fire Department
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3410
(760) 744-5213 Fax 
Graffiti Hotline  (760) 591-9100
Housing & Neighborhood Services

Housing Issues: (760) 744-1050, ext. 3238
Neighborhood Services: (760) 744-1050, ext. 3108
Neighborhood Watch/Crime Prevention: (760) 744-1050, ext. 3111
Land Development (760) 744-1050, ext. 3210
(760) 591-4135 Fax
Parking Citations  (760) 744-1050, ext. 3143
Planning Division
(760) 744-1050, ext .3233
(760) 591-4135 Fax 
Public Works
201 Mata Way
San Marcos, CA 92069 
(760) 752-7550, ext. 3331
(760) 752-7578 Fax
Real Property Services

 
(760) 744-1050, ext. 3170
(760) 481-3812 Work Orders/After-Hours Maintenance Emergencies
(760) 752-7578 Fax 
San Marcos Senior Center 
111 Richmar Avenue
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-5535
(760) 744-1812 Fax
Open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4 pm
Traffic Hotline   (760) 744-1050, ext. 4509 
Whistleblower Hotline  (760) 481-3815

 

Below is a list of the most commonly requested services.  Can’t find what you’re looking for?  You can always call the City Manager’s Office at 760-434-2820, Monday through Friday, and we’ll be happy to help. You can also use the “search” feature in the upper left of this page.

Information about city government, including the Carlsbad City Council and boards and commissions, can be found under City Hall.

Below is a list of the most commonly requested services.  Can’t find what you’re looking for?  You can always call the City Manager’s Office at 760-434-2820, Monday through Friday, and we’ll be happy to help. You can also use the “search” feature in the upper left of this page.

Information about city government, including the Carlsbad City Council and boards and commissions, can be found under City Hall.

Below is a list of the most commonly requested services.  Can’t find what you’re looking for?  You can always call the City Manager’s Office at 760-434-2820, Monday through Friday, and we’ll be happy to help. You can also use the “search” feature in the upper left of this page.

Information about city government, including the Carlsbad City Council and boards and commissions, can be found under City Hall.