OFFICE CLOSED THROUGH MAY 3
To limit the spread of the coronavirus, the City of Petaluma has moved to an “essential services” operational model from March 17 to May 3. During that time, all City buildings will be closed to the public. All City Departments will be working at reduced staffing levels and will be providing ESSENTIAL SERVICES ONLY, primarily through e-mail and phone.
WHAT WE DO
To provide timely, thorough, and superior legal advice to the City Council, City staff, and the various City boards, commissions and committees so that they can more effectively analyze legal options and impacts of any management or policy decision.
The City Attorney's office provides timely legal staff support and advice to the City Council, City Manager, Commissions, and City Departments in all matters of law relating to the operation of the City. The City Attorney is the legal advisor for the City Council, the Commissions, and City staff. In that role, the City Attorney's Office provides legal advice to enable staff to effectively analyze various available options and the impacts of any management or policy decision.