Posted on: November 29, 2023
City Hall will be closed from Monday, December 25th, through Monday, January 1st, and reopen for all services on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
CITY HALL HOLIDAY BUSINESS HOURS:
City Hall will be closed for the holidays from December 25th to January 1st.
City Hall will reopen for all services on Tuesday, January 2nd.
Bell Tower Regional Community Center will be closed from December 25, 202...Read on...
Posted on: November 16, 2023
The 2023 State of the City address was presented on November 9th at the annual event sponsored by the RSM Chamber of Commerce and is available for viewing on the City's YouTube Channel.
This year's presentation featured special guest Anthony R. Moiso, who developed the 5,000-acre City of Rancho Santa Margarita. Emceed by RSM Chamber President Josh Bastian, join Mayor Holloway for a look at the City of Rancho Santa Marg...Read on...
City of RSM on YouTube
Posted on: November 15, 2023
Food safety concerns can be reported to OC Health Care Agency's Environmental Health Division.
The County of Orange Environmental Health Division inspects businesses such as restaurants, food trucks, markets, and more.
Common complaints to report are:
- Unpermitted food operations/vendors
- Foodborne illness
- Insect or rodent activity inside a foo...
Posted on: November 15, 2023
ALPRs are used by OCSD Rancho Santa Margarita Police Services to convert data associated with vehicle license plates for official law enforcement purposes, including identifying stolen or wanted vehicles, stolen license plates, and missing persons
Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology, also known as License Plate Recognition, provides automated detection of license plates. ALPRs are used by Rancho Santa Margarita (RSM) Police Services (Orange County Sheriff's Department) to convert data ...Read on...
Posted on: August 2, 2023
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has once again awarded the City of Rancho Santa Margarita the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report ending June 30, 2022.
This is the highest recognition in government accounting and financial reporting and represents a significant accomplishment for the City; this is the twenty-second consecutive year the City has received this coveted designation.
The award-winning report s...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2023
Explore and discover the various discount offerings from participating members on the Chamber website. Present the codes at the time of purchase; it’s THAT easy!
Introducing the RSM Chamber of Commerce Shop & Dine Program!
The aim is clear: to bring together the Rancho Santa Margarita community and the array of local businesses that give our city its distinctive charm.
Learn more at ...Read on...
Posted on: August 23, 2023
The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and is confidential.
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
Posted on: August 1, 2023
With online scheduling, applicants can now navigate to the booking link on our passport page and make an appointment at their convenience. Reminder and confirmation emails/SMS messages will be sent before the selected appointment date and time.
Passport Acceptance Facility
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thursdays - 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Rancho Santa Margarita City Hall
To Schedule an Appointment: https://cityofrsmpassport.youcanb...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2023
Information presented at the community forum on June 20, 2023, is available for viewing at your convenience.
The magnitude of the danger fentanyl poses to the community, especially teens and young adults, is alarming and concerning. This community forum, held on June 20, 2023, aimed to raise awareness about opioid misuse and the rise of fentanyl poisoning deaths...Read on...
Posted on: June 20, 2023
Videos from the recent Fire Safety & Preparedness community meeting held at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center are now posted on the City's YouTube channel. Hear safety strategies from the experts on the front lines in preparation for fire season.
Fire Season is a year-round reality in Rancho Santa Margarita. We greatly appreciate our public safety partners, the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD), for joining us and presenting at an informative and...Read on...
City of RSM on YouTube
Posted on: May 1, 2023
AlertOC is a mass notification system that keeps Orange County residents and businesses informed of emergencies that may require immediate life-saving actions.
By registering with AlertOC, time-sensitive voice messages from the County or city where you live, or work may be sent to your home, cell, or business phone. You can also register to enable text messages on cell phones. AlertOC is also equipped to send al...Read on...
Posted on: December 14, 2022
Jerry Holloway will serve as Mayor, and Carol Gamble as Mayor Pro Tempore for the 2023 term. City Council members made the 1-year appointments during their annual reorganization on Wednesday.
Each December, the council selects a new mayor and mayor pro tem from among its five members.
This is Jerry Holloway's fourth mayoral term. He was first elected to the city council in 2002 and was mayor in 2005, 2010, and 2019.
Mayor Pro ...Read on...