Most of what the city's work is to provide essential services to the community like safety, street maintenance, parks and recreation programs, and development oversight. Some of the staff handle the back end to make sure the City's finances, personnel, and technology infrastructure are in place.
engagEPetaluma allows Petaluma residents, business owners and visitors to report and track non-emergency issues in the City of Petaluma city limits, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Reportable issues include potholes, streetlight outages, malfunctioning traffic signals, trees/debris in the roadway, sidewalk issues and overgrown vegetation. Requests submitted through engagEPetaluma are only intended for non-emergency issues and requests are only monitored during normal business hours.