Home Departments DEPARTMENTS Click on the links below to find out more about information and services provided by the City’s departments and divisions. City Clerk Get notary and passport information, or submit a public records request City Manager The City Manager is the City’s Chief Executive Officer, whose department also includes divisions on animal services and vector control. Communications and Marketing Access informative City publications, and stay up-to-date on Lake Forest happenings through our mobile app, television and radio stations. Community Development Access information on building, housing, planning, and code enforcement. Community Services Access information on parks, fields and facilities throughout Lake Forest Economic Development Access resources and view recent, current and upcoming capital improvement projects. Finance Access budget and financial statements, and information on short-term rentals and unclaimed property. Human Resources & Employment Opportunities View job openings and descriptions. Fire View fire and emergency ambulance services, and stay updated on area wildfires. Police Management Services Access convenient online services for bill payment and permit applications. Police Services View emergency and non-emergency contacts, and access programs that help keep our community safe. Public Safety Access information and outreach programs to help reduce crime and educate the public on disaster preparedness. Public Works This department oversees public streets, sidewalks, storm drains, traffic signals, landscaping, parks, buildings, and waste collection services.