The City of Santa Paula was incorporated on April 22, 1902 as a general law city. The City Council is made up of five members, elected at-large, serving four year terms. The Mayor is selected for a one-year term from among the members of the City Council. The City operates under a council-manager form of government . The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney. The City Clerk and City Treasurer are elected and serve four year terms.
City Departments & Services
The City of Santa Paula delivers municipal services through nine departments: