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The City of Rancho Santa Margarita contracts with the City of Mission Viejo for animal care and control services. Their general information and emergency phone number is (949) 470-3045 or visit www.cmvas.org.
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita contracts with the City of Mission Viejo for animal services. The contract began on January 1, 2017.
The City of Mission Viejo provides numerous high-quality services, including a no-kill animal shelter, 24-hour response to emergency calls, pet adoption, low-cost vaccination clinics, animal licensing, community outreach and events, volunteer opportunities, and many other services. For a comprehensive list of services and resources, visit cityofmissionviejo.org or call (949) 470-3045.
Valid pet licenses will be honored until the expiration date listed on the license. For example, if you renewed your pet license through the County of Orange, OC Animal Care on 8/2/2016, the license will be valid until 8/2/2017. After January 1, 2017, contact Mission Viejo Animal Services for questions regarding your pet and animal facility licenses at (949) 470-3045 or visit cityofmissionviejo.org.
The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center is located at 28095 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo, CA 92692 at the intersection of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest. For hours of operation and other information regarding the animal shelter, please visit www.cityofmissionviejo.org/animalservices or call (949) 470-3045.
The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center is considered a "pro-humane" or “no-kill” animal shelter. Stray animals are cared for until they are reunited with their owners or until they can be placed in new permanent homes. Stray animals that are brought to the center are held a minimum of 4 full days awaiting redemption by their owner. The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center provides an animal adoption program that includes the screening and review of each individual adoption application to ensure responsible and long-term homes for all animals.
If there is workable suspect information, the investigator will continue to work the case to resolution. If there is no workable information in the report, the investigator will contact you to ascertain if there is any new information available. If there is no new information or evidence, the case will be made inactive until any new information becomes available.
From the time the deputy writes the report to the time it is assigned to an investigator takes approximately 5-7 working days. You may obtain a copy of the report through Orange County Sheriff's Support Services Records Division at 714-834-6454 approximately 10-14 working days after the report is made.
Accident reports dated after September 2008 are also available online at the Orange County Sheriff's Office website, under the "E-services" section of the website.
The Request Authorization form may also be submitted by fax to OCSD Records at 714-834-5466, in person, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or mailed to at:320 N Flower StreetP.O. Box 449Santa Ana, CA 92702
The cost of a report is 15 cents ($0.15) per page with the exception of a Domestic Violence report which is released at no cost to the victim. If your request is approved, you will be contacted to arrange pick-up and payment of the report. If your request is denied, you will receive a written denial in accordance with Government Code section 6255(b).
If there is a "hold" on the vehicle and it was towed from within Rancho Santa Margarita, contact the Administrative Sergeant for Rancho Santa Margarita at 949-635-1817. If there is a "hold" on the vehicle and it was towed from any city other than Rancho Santa Margarita, contact the Administrative Sergeant for the city in which the tow originated.