Resident Services

  1. Animal Control

    Our Animal Control Division investigates a wide variety of problems related to both domestic and wild animals and enforces ordinances such as leash laws and dog license requirements.

  2. Climate Action Plan

  3. Code Compliance

    It is the responsibility of the Community Development Department to investigate all zoning code violations that are reported to the City in writing.

  4. Crime Prevention Video

    The La Mesa Crime Prevention Video for Residents includes tactics that should be practiced on a daily basis.

  5. Emergency Preparedness

    The Emergency Preparedness Division is responsible for training and management of the city’s Emergency Preparedness program.

  6. FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions

  7. FOCUS Newsletter

    FOCUS Newsletter

  8. Grossmont Union High School District

  9. Helix Charter High School

  10. La Mesa e-Gov

    The City of La Mesa has several services that make it easy for residents to find out about urgent events, keep up with current news, submit service requests, ask a question, and much more.

  11. La Mesa Library

    The La Mesa library is located at 8074 Allison Ave in the Civic Center. It circulates over 60,000 titles each month, making them one of the top circulating branches in the San Diego County Library system.

  12. La Mesa Post Office

    The La Mesa U.S. Post Office is located at 8064 Allison Ave. For more information, call 460.4659 or 800.275.8777.

  13. La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

  14. Media Center

    Use the CivicMedia to watch community videos produced by the City of La Mesa.

  15. Neighborhood Watch

    You and your neighbors can help prevent crime and improve your quality of life by working with the La Mesa Police Department.

  16. News & Announcements

  17. News Releases

    See a complete listing of the City's news releases.

  18. Notify Me

    Subscribe to receive an email or text message each time new information is posted on our website. Choose from City Council Agendas, City News & Events, La Mesa Police Department Press Releases, and many more.

  19. Online Payments

    View listing of current online payment services.

  20. Permits for Homeowners

    This information is designed to give home owners basic knowledge of when construction permits and other approvals are required by the City of La Mesa.

  21. Quick Links

    Find links to information listed by each City Department or Division..

  22. Transportation Options

    Our Rides4Neighbors program offers safe, reliable, personalized transportation to adults over 60, or disabled adults, who cannot drive.

  23. Report a Concern

  24. YourGov