City Departments

Extraordinary Skies. Uncommon Ground.  

The City of Sierra Vista works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to provide services. The City is committed to building a strong, healthy, and vibrant community where its residents can prosper. Every day, City staff if working to keep Sierra Vista parks and ballfields beautiful, collecting refuse, maintaining streets, treating wastewater, providing emergency services, assisting businesses, and even more!

Animal Care and Control

Dog getting a treat

Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center provides comprehensive animal control services, including registration, vaccinations, adoptions, and more.

City Attorney

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The City attorney is appointed by the Mayor and City Council to provide legal advice and representation for the City.

City Clerk

The City Clerk's Office handles business license applications and oversees public records, elections, risk management, and ADA and Civil Rights compliance.

Community Development

People at a public input meetingEncompassing planning, building inspections, and code enforcement services, Community Development ensures quality development, safe structures, and desirable neighborhoods.

Economic Development

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The Economic Development team works to improve Sierra Vista's economic sustainability and improve residents' quality of life through business retention and attraction, job creation, and more.


Financial calculationsThe Finance Division is responsible for the City’s budget and financial transactions, grant administration, and ensures compliance with  statutes.

Fire & Medical Services

Fire department putting out fireSierra Vista Fire & Medical Services serves the community by providing emergency medical and fire suppression services, rescue, and community education and outreach.

Human Resources

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More than a hiring department, Human Resources manages employment services, employee relations, training and development, payroll, legislative compliance, and more.


Kids getting swim lessonsThe Leisure Department provides a wide variety of recreational, cultural, sports, and educational events for people of all ages and abilities. Check out the Henry F. Hauser Museum!


Library exteriorAt the library, you’ll find a vast collection of materials for youth and adults that goes way beyond books. You'll also find ePublications, music, movies, classes, activities, events, and even bicycles!


People stacking handsThe Marketing & Communications Division ensures the public knows about City operations. The division produces a print newsletter and podcast, manages social media and the website, and more.


Riding mower trimming grassLike the ballfields, Sierra Vista's city parks are maintained by the Leisure Department. Find a parks map and rental agreements to reserve a space for your special event.


Police officer by cruiserThe Sierra Vista Police Department sets the standard for professional law enforcement agencies through exceptional performance and quality community services.


A pallet of goods being moved with a hand jack.Delivering quality goods to City departments while ensuring the best tax payer value, the unit is the administrative contact for construction projects, purchasing agreements, contracts, and more.

Public Works

Sewer serviceProviding refuse and wastewater management, project engineering, street and multiuse maintenance, airport services, much more, Public Works personnel keep Sierra Vista safe and clean.


Ramsey Canyon Preserve Visitor CenterTourism for the City of Sierra Vista is managed by the Marketing and Public Affairs division, providing information for visitors and encouraging residents to become local tourists.

Vista Transit

Vista Transit but at transfer stationVista Transit, the public transportation system, provides safe, efficient, and reliable transport service within Sierra Vista, including para transit service and transfers to the Cochise Connection.