Public Safety

  1. Animal Care Services

    Mission Viejo Animal Services provides contract animal care and sheltering to the City of Rancho Santa Margarita

  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.

  5. Drones - "Know Before You Fly"

    With the use of drones in the region on the rise, the City of Rancho Santa Margarita is encouraging drone enthusiasts to know the rules before they fly their unmanned aircraft over the City.