Public Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated as of 7/13/2020 at 3:15pm


Directory of Departments and Services

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City Hall public counters and lobbies are open to the public, with some restrictions. Please keep in mind there may be reduced lobby hours and limited staffing on site to stay inline with State and County health orders. We strongly encourage you make an appointment prior to arriving to ensure the best customer service possible and to reduce wait times. A face covering is required and you must maintain 6-foot social distance while conducting business at City Hall. It is paramount that we do everything we can to limit the spread of the virus to protect the health and safety of the public and our employees.

For general inquiries or to request an appointment for service, please call 619-258-4100.

Note: All Public Safety functions and Emergency Services (Police & Fire) are fully operational at this time.

City of Santee COVID-19 Information Hotline (619) 258-4100 x103

Note: Any correspondence with the city may be considered a public record and subject to public disclosure. Confidentiality cannot be assured.




City Clerk

Boards, Commissions & Committees
City Council Meetings - Yes, virtually

City Council Agendas & Minutes
Elections & Voting Information
Municipal Code
Public Meetings
Public Records Requests

(619) 258-4100 x114
Fax (619) 258-0876

City Manager's

City Administration

Animal Control
Economic Development

Information Technology

Law Enforcement Oversight

(619) 258-4100 x100
Fax (619) 562-0649


City Parks - Open with restrictions
Community Oriented Policing Committee (COMPOC)

Civic Center Room Rentals
Dead Animal Removal
Graffiti Abatement
Park Reservations - Not at this time
Parks & Landscaping
Pot Hole Repair
Recreation Programs - Postponed until further notice
Santee Park & Recreation Committee
Sidewalk Maintenance
Skate Park - Open with restrictions
Solid Waste/Refuse Collection
Special Events - Postponed until further notice
Storm Drain Cleaning
Street Sweeping
Teen Center - Closed until further notice

(619) 258-4100 x222
Fax (619) 258-4189


Building & Inspection Services
Building Permits
CDBG Program
Code Compliance
Engineering Services
Housing Plan & Reports
MTS Transit Services
Mobilehome Rent Stabilization
Planning & Zoning Services
Sign Posting Regulations
Stormwater Program
Street Light Maintenance
Traffic Services
Traffic Signals
Weed Abatement

Capital Improvement Projects

(619) 258-4100 x167
Fax (619) 562-9376


Business Licenses
City Budget & Financial Reports 
Parking Citations
Security Alarm Permits

(619) 258-4100 x144
Fax (619) 449-7561

Fire & Life Safety

Community Emergency Response
Team (CERT) Program
CPR Training
Disaster Preparedness
Emergency Operations 
Fire Safety & Prevention Programs
Household Hazardous Waste
Retired Sr. Volunteer Program
San Diego Project Heart Beat
Santee Fire Stations
Smoke Detector Program

(619) 258-4100 x207
Fax (619) 562-6514

Human Resources

Employment Information
Recruitment & Selection - Frozen until further notice
Benefits Administration
Job Openings
Labor & Employee Relations
Classification & Compensation
Employee Training & Development
Liability Insurance
Liability Claims Administration
Property Insurance
Workers Compensation

(619) 258-4100 x262
Fax (619) 258-9113


Other Agencies:


San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Santee Sheriff's Station, 8811 Cuyamaca St, Santee, (619) 956-4000
Non-Emergency Dispatch, (858) 565-5200
Community Safety Center, Trolley Square, (619) 258-4040
Provides law enforcement services for Santee, including: emergency services, crime prevention programs, patrol and traffic services, parking enforcement, noise complaints/barking dogs, crime analysis, investigations, narcotics enforcement.

San Diego Humane Society

General Information (619) 299-7012

Animal Related Emergency (619) 243-3466

The San Diego Humane Society enforces laws related to domestic animals, including animal abuse, and provides services including dog licensing, rabies vaccinations, microchip pet identification, spay and neuter referrals, pet adoptions, lost and found pet services, pet ownership training and pet care and behavioral tips.


Padre Dam Municipal Water District
9300 Fanita Parkway, Santee, (619) 448-3111 
Provides water service to residents in Santee, El Cajon, Lakeside, Flinn Springs, Harbison Canyon, Blossom Valley, Alpine, Dehesa and Crest.  Also provides water meters and sewer connections for new construction; water fees for new additions or tenant improvements; and reviews plans to ensure construction does not conflict with sewer or water easements.

Santee School District
9625 Cuyamaca Street, Santee, (619) 258-2300
For questions regarding payment of school fees for new construction.

Grossmont Union High School District
District Office: 1100 Murray Drive, El Cajon, (619) 644-8000
For questions regarding payment of school fees for new construction.

211 San Diego

Phone: 211 or (858) 300-1211
TTY: 211 or (858) 300-1311 
211 is San Diego County's primary source for community, health and disaster information, providing the community with trusted, accurate and timely information 24 hours a day in more than 150 languages.


County Health Department
Conducts food facility inspections; issues public health permits; and regulates retail food safety, public housing, public swimming pools, small drinking water systems, mobile-home parks, onsite wastewater systems, recreational water, underground storage tanks and cleanup oversight, and medical and hazardous materials and waste.

San Diego Gas and Electric
(800) 411-7343 

Waste Management 
(619) 596-5100