Departments and Divisions

  

City of Chandler Municipal Government
Mayor and City Council

The City Council serves Chandler's citizens as elected representatives and provides for the orderly government of the City. The City Council is responsible for establishing goals and adopting public policy that meets the community's needs. In addition, they are responsible for adopting an annual budget that maintains the fiscal stability of the City. Major focus is on ensuring orderly and quality development throughout the community, enhancing the quality of life for Chandler’s citizens through delivery of services, promoting customer service, and communicating with citizens.

Meet Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and the Chandler City Council

Positions Appointed by the City Council

 

City Manager's Office

City Manager's Office provides the overall administrative leadership necessary for the implementation of City Council policies, administration of the organization, and delivery of services to citizens. This office also promotes interaction with other levels of government to serve the best interests of Chandler's citizens, advocates the City's position on issues before the U.S. Congress and State Legislature, and encourages and develops public-private partnerships that support Council direction and meet the needs of the community in a cost-effective manner.

City Manager's Office

Divisions and Units

  

Administrative Services

Ensuring wellness of being across the organization is the role of Administrative Services. By managing critical personnel and asset functions, they keep your municipal government running smoothly and unstressed.

Administrative Services

Divisions and Units

 

City Clerk's Office

City Clerk's Office is responsible for the preservation of the City’s historical and legal documents in compliance with Arizona State Public Records Laws. The City Clerk's Office arranges for the holding of all municipal elections, conducts Open Meeting Law training, provides notary public services, and records research on City Council actions. The City Clerk’s Office is a Passport Application Acceptance Facility as designated by the U.S. Department of State.

City Clerk's Office

 

Communications and Public Affairs

Communications and Public Affairs develops and maintains community and media relations as well as communication programs to present municipal information to the public. This includes publications, press releases, websites, social media, videos and government cable television programming. The department also coordinates citizens' requests for service, public meetings on topical issues, and other citywide public affairs projects. In addition, it provides support to the Mayor, City Council, and City Departments. It is also responsible for central duplicating services and the processing of all incoming and outgoing mail for City departments.

Communications and Public Affairs

Divisions and Units

  

Community Services

Community Services enhances the quality of life for all Chandler citizens by providing diverse and affordable educational, recreational and cultural experiences that are transformative and inspiring. The Community Services team plays a vital role in building families through cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities.

Community Services

Divisions and Units

 

  

Chandler Municipal Court

The function of the Chandler Municipal Court is to promptly, fairly and impartially process all criminal and traffic violations filed in court and to effectively obtain compliance of the court's orders. The court facilitates mediation of neighborhood disputes and issues Harassment Injunctions and Orders of Protection. Judges in the Municipal Court also serve as juvenile hearing officers.

Chandler Municipal Court

Includes:

  

Development Services

Development Services reviews and issues permits for development projects, provides building and structural plan review, and provides building inspection for subdivision and site development. Engineering is responsible for assuring compliance with City standard details and specifications, code requirements for public and private development through the civil plan review process, civil engineering, and traffic design review. Civil engineering reviews civil plans and issues encroachment permits for development projects. Traffic design review analyzes specific development proposals for compliance with adopted standards and performs traffic impact analysis studies to evaluate a development’s impact on our transportation system. The Department is also responsible for maintaining engineering records on all City infrastructure and assuring that it is accurately presented in the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS).

Development Services

Divisions and Units

   

Fire

Chandler Fire provides fire suppression, emergency medical, hazardous materials and technical rescue services to the people of Chandler and neighboring areas. The fire department staffs a fire prevention bureau, EMS and training divisions, mechanical maintenance facility, community preparedness office, and fire department administration. 

Chandler Fire

Divisions and Units

  • Administration & Prevention
  • EMS & Professional Development
  • Operations

 

Law

The Law Department provides verbal and written legal opinions to the City Council, City Manager, City departments, boards and commissions. The Department drafts City ordinances, resolutions, leases, contracts and other legal documents and represents the City in all legal proceedings. 

The Civil Division is responsible for civil court proceedings in various state and federal courts in all areas of the law, including but not limited to, zoning, contract, public bidding, personnel, bankruptcy, water, real estate and environmental.

The Prosecutorial Division is responsible for the prosecution of criminal misdemeanor cases in City Court and appeals to the Superior Court, Court of Appeals and State Supreme Court. 

The Risk Management Division is responsible for administering risk management including loss fund management, claims administration, administration of insurance contracts and provision of loss prevention activities.

Law Department

Includes:

  • City Attorney
  • City Prosecutor
  • Risk Management

  

Management Services

The Management Services Department and provides finance and debt management, financial systems management, and support services to other City departments. In addition to maintaining the financial integrity of the City with comprehensive financial administration, this department also includes: Budget, Purchasing, Central Supply, Accounting, Tax and License, Utility Services, and Environmental Management

Management Services

Divisions and Units

 

Police

The Chandler Police Department's mission is to protect lives and property while fostering a sense of security for all people within the community. The Department and its divisions strive to provide professional police services in a timely, efficient, fair, and impartial manner through the enforcement of the law within the framework of the United States and Arizona Constitutions.

Chandler Police

Divisions and Units

  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Community Resources and Training
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Detention Services
  • Field Operations
  • Forensic Services
  • Planning and Research
  • Police Technology
  • Professional Standards
  • Property and Evidence
  • Records

 

Public Works & Utilities

The Public Works & Utilities Department is responsible for planning, developing, constructing, and maintaining water, wastewater, and solid waste public infrastructure for the City of Chandler. It is responsible for providing Chandler residences, businesses, and industries with a sufficient and continuous supply of potable water that meets compliance standards set by the federal and state government, the collection and processing of wastewater, collection and disposal of trash and processing of recyclable materials. Road construction and maintenance, streets and traffic management are also the responsiblity of this department.

Public Works and Utilities

Divisions and Units