A

Accounts Payable
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-5223

Agendas
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3420
Link: Agendas

Ask Lake Forest
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3437
Email: nmiller@lakeforestca.gov

AT&T
Phone: (800) 331-0500
Link: AT&T

B

Better Business Bureau
4747 Viewridge Ave #200
San Diego, CA 92123
View Map
Phone: (858) 496-2131
Email: info@sandiego.bbb.org
Link: Better Business Bureau

Building Division
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3470
Fax: (949) 461-3512
Link: Building Services

Building Inspections/Schedule
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (888) 890-6298
Link: Automated Inspection Request System

Business Registration
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3547
Link: 
Business Form

Business Watch
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3546
Link: Business Watch

C

California Highway Patrol
32951 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
View Map
Phone: (949) 487-4000
Link: CHP

California Public Utilities Commission
320 West 4th Street, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90013
View Map
Phone: (800) 365-0550
Fax: (213) 576-7007
Link: CPUC

Chamber of Commerce - Lake Forest
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 635-1631
Link: Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce - South Orange County
South Orange County Economic Coalition
27758 Santa Margarita Parkway #378
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
View Map
Phone: (949) 600-5470
Link: SOCEC

Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting
County of Orange - Social Services Agency
Phone: (800) 207-4464
Link: Social Services Agency

Citizenship and Immigration Services
Phone: (800) 375-5283
Link: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

City Council
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3425
Link: City Council

City Hall Main Phone Number & General Information
City of Lake Forest
100 Civic Center Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
View Map
Phone: (949) 461-3400
Fax: (949) 461-3511
Link: http://www.lakeforestca.gov

City Manager
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3410
Link: City Manager

D

Department of Motor Vehicles
23535 Moulton Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: (800) 777-0133
Link: DMV

Development Services
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3460
Fax: (949) 461-3512

E

Economic Development
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3567
Fax: (949) 461-3577

El Toro Library
24672 Raymond Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
View Map
Phone: (949) 855-8173
Link: El Toro Library

El Toro Water District
24251 Los Alisos Blvd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
View Map
Phone: (949) 837-7050
Link: El Toro Water District

Elder/Disabled Adult Abuse
County of Orange - Social Services Agency
Phone: (800) 451-5155
Link: Social Services Agency

Emergency Police/Fire/Paramedic Services
Phone: 911
In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.

Employment Opportunities
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3418
Link: City Employment Opportunities

Etnies Skatepark
City of Lake Forest
20028 Lake Forest Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 916-5870
Link: Etnies Skatepark

Expand the Forest
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461 - 3480
Link: Expand the Forest

F

Finance
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3430
Link: Finance Department

Foothill Ranch Library
27002 Cabriole Way
Lake Forest, CA 92610
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Phone: (949) 855-8072
Link: Foothill Ranch Library

G

Graffiti Hotline
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3583
Link: Graffiti Removal

 

H

Hazardous Waste
OC Waste & Recycling
300 North Flower Street
Suite 400
Santa Ana, CA 92703
View Map
Phone: (714) 834-4000
Fax: (714) 834-4001
Link: OC Waste & Recycling

Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
View Map
Phone: (949) 923-2230
Link: Heritage Hill Historical Park

Human Resources
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3415
Link: Human Resources

I

Immigration Services
Phone: (800) 375-5283
Link: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Irvine Ranch Water District
15600 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 453-5300
Link: Irvine Ranch Water District

L

Landfill
Prima Deshecha Landfill
32250 La Pata Avenue
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
View Map
Phone: (714) 834-4000
Link: Orange County Landfills

Landscape Maintenance
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3480
Link: Landscape Maintenance

Leadership Academy
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3422

Legislation
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461 - 3537

M

Maintenance
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3480
Link: Maintenance

Management Services
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3450
Fax: (949) 461-3513

Marriage License Information (County)
County of Orange - Clerk-Recorder
24031 El Toro Road
Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
View Map
Phone: (714) 834-2500
Link: County of Orange - Clerk-Recorder

Municipal Code
Lake Forest City Hall
Phone: (949) 461-3420
Email: sdsmith@lakeforestca.gov
Link: Lake Forest Municipal Code

Musick Jail Facility
13502 Musick Road
Irvine, CA 92618
View Map
Link: James A. Musick Facility

N

Neighborhood Watch
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3546
Link: Neighborhood Watch

 

O

County Animal Care
561 The City Drive S
Orange, CA 92868
View Map
Phone: (714) 935-6848
Fax: (714) 935-6373
Link: Animal Services Page

Animal Care Center Hours
Daily
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Receiving Animals at Animal Care Center Gate
7:00 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Call Center Hours
Daytime: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (714) 935-6848

Nighttime

Hours
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Phone: (714) 935-7158

Licensing Office Hours
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fax: (714) 935-6373

Orange Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department
24031 El Toro Road
Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
View Map
Phone: (714) 834-2500
Link: County of Orange - Clerk-Recorder

Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) (Non-Emergency)
1 Fire Authority Road
Irvine, CA 92602
Phone: (714) 573-6000
Link: Orange County Fire Authority

Orange County Sheriff's Department (Non-emergency)
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 770-6011
Link: Orange County Sheriff's Department

Orange County Transportation Authority
550 S. Main Street
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 560-6282
Link: Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

P

Parking Ticket Payment
City of Lake Forest
Link: Parking Ticket Payment

Planning & Zoning
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3535
Fax: (949) 461-3512
Link: Planning Services

Poison Control
Phone: (800) 222-1222
Link: Poison Control

Police Services
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3530
Link: Police Services

Public Works
City of Lake Forest
100 Civic Center
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3480
Fax: (949) 461-3511
Link: City Services

Purchasing
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3430

S

Saddleback Valley Unified School District
25631 Peter Hartman Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
View Map
Phone: (949) 586-1234
Link: Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD)

Saddleback Valley Unified School District Recreation & Community Services
Phone: (949) 768-0981
Link: SVUSD Recreation & Community Services

Senior Box Lunch Reservations
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3579
Link: Seniors

Senior Scene Clubhouse
City of Lake Forest
25550 Commercentre Drive
Suite 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3408
Link: Senior Scene

Senior Services - Age Well
Age Well Senior Services
24300 El Toro Road
Building A, 2000
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
View Map
Phone: (949) 855-8033
Fax: (949) 855-8025
Link: Age Well Senior Services

Senior Services - Council on Aging
Council on Aging Orange County
1971 E. 4th Street
Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92705
View Map
Phone: (714) 479-0107
Link: Council on Aging Orange County

Social Security Administration
26051 Acero
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
View Map
Phone: (800) 772-1213
Link: Social Security Administration

Southern California Edison
Phone: (800) 655-4555
Link: Southern California Edison (SCE)

Southern California Gas Company
Phone: (800) 427-2200
Link: Southern California Gas Company (So Cal Gas)

Special Events
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3450
Link: Special Events

Special Needs Program
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3447

Sports Field Conditions
City of Lake Forest
Phone: (949) 461-3595
Link: Sports Park
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Street Sweeping
Athens Services
14048 E. Valley Blvd.
City of Industry, CA 91746
View Map
Phone: (888) 336-6100
Link: Athens Street Sweeping Services

T

Teen Program
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 273-6975
Email: mvillasenor@lakeforestca.gov

The Toll Roads
125 Pacifica
Suite 120
Irvine, CA 92618
View Map
Phone: (949) 727-4800
Link: The Toll Roads

Trabuco Canyon Water District
32003 Dove Canyon Drive
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
Phone: (949) 858-0277
Link: Trabuco Canyon Water District

Trash - CR&R Waste Services
31641 Ortega Highway
P.O. Box 1100
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693
View Map
Phone: (877) 728-0446
Fax: (949) 890-6347
Link: CR&R Waste Services

U

U.S. Postal Service - El Toro Branch
24552 Raymond Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
View Map
Phone: (800) 275-8777
Link: U.S. Postal Service

Unemployment Office
125 Technology Drive
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618
View Map
Phone: (949) 341-8000
Link: Employment Development Department

V

Vendor Registration
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: (949) 461-3434
Email: eadviento@lakeforestca.gov
Link: Vendor Registration

Vital Records
California Department of Public Health
Phone: (916) 558-1784
Link: California Department of Public Health

Voter Registration (County)
County of Orange - Registrar of Voters
1300 S. Grand Avenue
Building C
Santa Ana, CA 92705
View Map
Phone: (714) 567-7600
Link: County of Orange - Registrar of Voters

W

Waste - CR&R Waste Services
31641 Ortega Highway
P.O. Box 1100
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693
View Map
Phone: (877) 728-0446
Fax: (949) 890-6347
Link: CR&R Waste Services

Water Pollution Hotline
OC Public Works
2301 North Glassell Street
Orange, CA 92865
View Map
Phone: (877) 89-SPILL
Link: Water Pollution

 

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2022 Business Survey


Social Media Accounts:

Please select all social media outlets that your business currently utilizes.

Social Media
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Has your business/organization been negatively impacted by COVID-19?
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If you could receive an assistance grant, how much would your business/organization need to properly recover?
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If you selected "more", please submit your response here.
If you are a restaurant, have you used outdoor dining during the Pandemic and would you like to continue or enhance outdoor dining?
If you are a restaurant, have you used outdoor dining during the Pandemic and would you like to continue or enhance outdoor dini
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If you responded "yes" or "other", how long would you like to continue to have the ability to conduct outdoor operations?
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2023 Community Services Commission

Notice

The City of Lake Forest is accepting applications to serve on the Community Services Commission. Applications must be submitted online using this form and must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

The Community Services Commission advises the City Council on matters pertaining to the acquisition, development, and maintenance of public parks and recreational facilities. The Commission also advises the City Council on matters relating to recreational programs and provides advice to the Community Services Department.

This Commission meets the Wednesday after the first City Council meeting of each month, at 6:30 p.m. Commission members pledge upon appointment to represent the overall public good and not that of an exclusive group or interest and will sign an Ethics Policy upon appointment to the Commission. The City assigns a staff liaison to work with the Commission and facilitate communication between the Commission and the City Council.

In addition to attending the regular monthly Commission meetings, Commissioners are expected to periodically attend and participate in City programs and activities. Commissioners receive a salary of $59 per meeting, not to exceed $118 per month.

Address
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2 GB limit.
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Please limit your responses to 100 words each for Questions 7-10.

Tell us about your relationships to Current Council Members or Employees. Please limit your responses to 50 words each for Questions 11-13.

Tell us about your understanding of government: Please limit your comments to 100 words each for Questions 14 & 15.

Tell us about your vision for the City: Please limit your comments to 200 words each for Questions 16-18.

Attachments

The following attachments are part of the reference materials for the application:

Applicant Verification

I attest to the following: 1. I am a legal resident of the City of Lake Forest. 2. I am registered to vote in the City of Lake Forest. 3. I am able to attend Community Services Commission meetings that are regularly scheduled on the Wednesday following the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 4. I have submitted a Statement of Economic Interest, in accordance with the Political Reform Act. 5. I understand this application is a Public Record and may be made available to members of the public upon request, with personal contact information redacted. The information provided in this application is true and accurate.

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2023 Planning Commission Application

Notice

The City of Lake Forest is accepting applications to serve on the Planning Commission. Applications must be submitted online using this form and must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

The City's Planning Commission is a decision-making body tasked with reviewing matters related to planning and development in the City. The Planning Commission consists of five members which are appointed by the City- Council with Commissioners serving four-year terms. Typical projects reviewed by the Planning Commission include applications for new development, proposed changes in zoning or the text of the Municipal Code, as well as review proposed subdivisions of land. The Planning Commission is also responsible for making recommendations to the City Council as to whether a project or action would be consistent with the General Plan.

The Commission meets on the same week in which the City Council holds their first meeting of the month on Thursdays and meetings commence at 6:30 p.m. In addition to attending the regular monthly Commission meetings, Commissioners are expected to periodically attend and participate in City programs and activities.

Commissioners receive a salary of $118 per meeting, not to exceed $236 per month.

Address
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2 GB limit.
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Please limit your responses to 100 words each for Questions 7-10.

Tell us about your relationships to Current Council Members or Employees. Please limit your responses to 50 words each for Questions 11-13.

Tell us about your understanding of government: Please limit your comments to 100 words each for Questions 14 & 15.

Tell us about your vision for the City: Please limit your comments to 200 words each for Questions 16-18.

Attachments

The following attachments are part of the reference materials for the application:

Applicant Verification

I attest to the following: 1. I am a legal resident of the City of Lake Forest. 2. I am registered to vote in the City of Lake Forest. 3. I am able to attend Planning Commission meetings that are regularly scheduled on the same week in which the City Council holds their first meeting of the month on Thursdays and meetings commence at 6:30 p.m. 4. I have submitted a Statement of Economic Interest, in accordance with the Political Reform Act. 5. I understand this application is a Public Record and may be made available to members of the public upon request, with personal contact information redacted. The information provided in this application is true and accurate.

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2023 Traffic and Parking Commission

Notice

The City of Lake Forest is accepting applications to serve on the Traffic and Parking Commission. Applications must be submitted online using this form and must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

The Traffic and Parking Commission advises the City Council on issues relating to parking and the safe and efficient movement of traffic, including vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians, and other modes of transportation upon the circulation network of the City. The Commission will provide recommendations related to traffic and parking including, but not limited to traffic and parking related field studies, requests for traffic control devices, requests for permit parking and street sweeping parking restrictions, and other related matters.

This Commission meets the Monday prior to the first City Council meeting of each month, at 6:30 p.m. Commission members pledge upon appointment to represent the overall public good and not that of an exclusive group or interest and will sign an Ethics Policy upon appointment to the Commission. The City assigns a staff liaison to work with the Commission and facilitate communication between the Commission and the City Council. In addition to attending the regular monthly Commission meetings, Commissioners are expected to periodically attend and participate in City programs and activities.

Commissioners receive a salary of $118 per meeting, not to exceed $236 per month.

Address
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2 GB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, mp4, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.

Please limit your responses to 100 words each for Questions 7-10.

Tell us about your relationships to Current Council Members or Employees. Please limit your responses to 50 words each for Questions 11-13.

Tell us about your understanding of government: Please limit your comments to 100 words each for Questions 14 & 15.

Tell us about your vision for the City: Please limit your comments to 200 words each for Questions 16-18.

Attachments

The following attachments are part of the reference materials for the application:

Applicant Verification

I attest to the following: 1. I am a legal resident of the City of Lake Forest. 2. I am registered to vote in the City of Lake Forest. 3. I am able to attend Traffic and Parking Commission meetings that are regularly scheduled the Monday prior to the first City Council meeting each month ar 6:30 p.m. 4. I have submitted a Statement of Economic Interest, in accordance with the Political Reform Act. 5. I understand this application is a Public Record and may be made available to members of the public upon request, with personal contact information redacted. The information provided in this application is true and accurate.

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This form is for businesses that are physically located at a Lake Forest address.

 

Business Address
Please enter Mailing Address information, if different from Business Address.
Home-Based Business?
If yes, you do not need to enter Property Manager Contact Information on the following page.

Commercial Business Additional Information

Applicable if you are a commercial or a home-based business.

Reason(s) for locating Business in Lake Forest:

Property Manager Contact Information

Applicable if you are leasing or own commercial property.

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THIS SECTION IF YOU ARE A HOME-BASED BUSINESS.

Property Manager Address

Business Watch - Emergency Contact Information

Please complete the following emergency contact information if your business wishes to participate in the Orange County Sheriff's Department "Business Watch Program". You will be contacted and provided with additional information and receive a "Business Watch" decal.

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THIS SECTION IF YOU ARE A HOME-BASED BUSINESS.

More Information on Lake Forest Business Watch:

Business Watch | Lake Forest, CA

To learn more about the Lake Forest Business Watch Program, please visit the link above.

Please enter the name of an individual to call in case of an emergency. They must have keys to your business.
Please enter the name of an individual to call in case of an emergency. They must have keys to your business.
Do you have an alarm system?
Do you have surveillance cameras?

Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce Membership

Membership Application

Joining the Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce offers numerous opportunities to network, gain valuable experience, expand your business, and more. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, select the link above.

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CCA

Address
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City of Lake Forest SMS Sign Up

Please provide the following information to join the waiting list for the Lake Forest CERT program.
Previous Experience Please check all that apply
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Expand the Forest

Expand the Forest Beautification Program

Public Works Department | 100 Civic Center Dr. | Lake Forest, Ca 92630 | (949) 461 - 3493


Applicant Information

Address

Note: Due to the health and wellbeing of the selected trees, plantings will occur only from October 1st though December 1st and March 1st through June 1st. Staff will contact you during this time frame. Dedication plaques are not allowed. 


Location

 

Disclaimer: If a planting date cannot be arranged, the tree(s) will be planted by the end of the planting period. 

 


Type of Tree


Dedication

The City Council Certificate: The dedication and sponsor(s) information will appear on the City Council signed certificate mailed to you after the tree planting has occurred.

(Example: In loving memory of John Doe, a great friend and co-worker) 


Payment

The cost of the Expand the Forest Program is $93.00/15 gallon tree. 

If Paying by Check, Mail to:

City of Lake Forest
Expand the Forest Program
100 Civic Center Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630

If Paying with Cash, Bring to:

City of Lake Forest
100 Civic Center Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630

If Paying by Credit Card

Credit card payments are accepted through eLakeForest.com with a 3.29% service fee. Register for a new account through eLakeForest.com.

 

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Lake Forest eNewsletters

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By submitting this form, you are granting: City of Lake Forest, 25550 Commercentre Drive, Lake Forest, California, 92630, United States, http://lakeforestca.gov permission to email you. You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email. (See our Email Privacy Policy for details.) Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.

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Responsible Pet Ownership

Vet / Clinic:
20780 Lake Forest Dr., Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 600-8310
23162 El Toro Frontage Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630 (949) 837-5222
29040 Portola Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630 (949) 380-1255
24301 Muirlands Blvd Ste P, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 837-7660
22377 El Toro Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 855-9744
3 Rancho Circle, Lake Forest, CA 92630, (949) 581-7979

Owner Information

City: Lake Forest

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