Public Safety

  1. Animal Care Services

    Orange County has provided contractual animal care services for the City since its incorporation in 2000.

  2. Emergency Management

    Emergency Management supports citizens, first responders, and City staff in building and sustaining the City's ability to mitigate, prepare, protect, respond, and cover from the effects of natural and human-caused disasters.

  3. Fire Services

    The City of Rancho Santa Margarita contracts with the Orange County Fire Authority for all of its fire safety needs. The Fire Authority is responsible for providing for the protection of citizens, the enforcement of fire safety laws and fire prevention and suppression.

  4. Police Services

    The City of Rancho Santa Margarita contracts with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for all of its law enforcement needs.