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Wall of Recognition Nomination Period Now Open (August 12 - September 6)

Aug 12, 2019 518 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The City Council created the Wall of Recognition to recognize individuals whose service to the community has made the City of San Juan Capistrano a more productive and enjoyable place to live, work and visit. This year's nomination period opened on August 12 and will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 6. Once the City Council makes its selection, an unveiling ceremony of the new additions will take place at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, where the Wall of Recognition resides. Please see City Council Policy 121 for nomination guidelines and submittal instructions. For questions or to submit a nomination, please contact Matisse Reischl, Senior Executive Assistant, at (949) 443-6315 or


Northwest Open Space Community Survey Now Available

Aug 5, 2019 1622 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The City Council recently held two public workshops to receive input from the community on potential uses of the City-owned Northwest Open Space (NWOS) property. If you were unable to attend the workshops, video recordings are available below and on the City’s NWOS webpage. Additionally, the City has released a new Northwest Open Space Community Survey that allows residents, visitors and business owners an opportunity to share their thoughts on potential future use of the property. The online survey only takes a few minutes to complete, and we encourage your participation.


Workshop Video:


  • Video - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 
  • Video - Monday, June 24, 2019  


Additional information regarding the purchase history, land use and zoning designations, and current and proposed uses for the property is available on the NWOS webpage


We want your input! 

"San Juan Summer Nites" Concert Series - June 19, July 17, August 21 & September 18

Jun 11, 2019 1137 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus


The City of San Juan Capistrano’s summer concert series will take place at Historic Town Center Park, 31852 El Camino Real, on Wednesday, June 19, July 17, August 21, and September 18. Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. Each event features live music, dancing, local restaurant food and drink, business expo vendors, and free activities for kids. Enjoy Motown hits with the band Collective LA on Wednesday, June 19. Rebel Souls will bring Classic Rock to the stage on July 17. Country group Scotty Mac Band performs on August 21, and The Trip closes out the series on September 18. Guests are encouraged to bring a low-back lawn chair or blanket for seating. Pets are not permitted. The concerts are supported by our generous sponsors: Capistrano Volkswagen/Mazda, JSerra Catholic High School, Rancho Mission Viejo, and St. Margaret’s Episcopal School. For additional information, please call the Community Services Department at (949) 493-5911. 


This year's concert series will also include special event trolley service from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on concert evenings. Please visit the trolley service web page on the City's website for route information. 

2019 State of the City Video

Mar 18, 2019 1175 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

On Thursday, March 14, the Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of San Juan Capistrano, hosted its annual “State of the City” event to a sold out crowd. A video showcasing this year’s theme, “Partnership & Prosperity” shown during Mayor Maryott’s presentation can be viewed here.

Del Obispo Widening Project Receives Award

Feb 14, 2019 986 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The Del Obispo Street Widening and Improvement Project has been selected by the Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC) to receive the Outstanding Project Achievement Award. The OCEC celebrates the accomplishments and high quality work of the engineering and scientific communities of Orange County. The project improvements included the removal of a "pinch point" at Paseo Terraza, improving vehicular and pedestrian safety. There are now two travel lanes and a bike lane in both directions, as well as new sidewalk and street lights on the westerly side of the street. The project was completed under budget and on schedule, and was partially funded by a Measure M2 grant from the Orange County Transportation Authority.

Accessibility Survey for City of San Juan Capistrano Program and Facility Users

Jan 30, 2019 906 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The City is seeking input from agencies and organizations that assist persons with disabilities, as well as individuals with disabilities, to help the City enhance accessibility to its facilities, programs, services and events. Please CLICK HERE to complete the survey electronically, hard copies are also available at City Hall located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto and the Community Center, located at 25925 Camino Del Avion. For questions, please contact Sam Penrod, Human Resources Manager and ADA Coordinator, at (949) 234-4565 or

Storm Preparedness - Sandbags Available at City Hall

Nov 29, 2018 1598 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

As a courtesy to residents, the City provides empty sandbags free-of-charge for flood control purposes. San Juan Capistrano residents can pick up ten empty sandbags at City Hall, located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto, during regular business hours. Additionally, the Orange County Fire Authority provides empty sandbags at Fire Station 7, located at 31865 Del Obispo Street. Residents can fill their own bags using the sand pile located in the Library parking lot at 31495 El Camino Real or residents can purchase filled sandbags at a variety of suppliers. CLICK HERE for supplier lists. Residents are encouraged to contact the suppliers first to confirm availability.


City Council Meeting of November 6 Rescheduled to Monday, November 5

City Council Meeting of November 6 Rescheduled to Monday, November 5

Oct 30, 2018 1132 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The City Council has rescheduled its regular meeting of Tuesday, November 6, to encourage voter participation in the November 6, 2018, General Election.  The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m. for Closed Session and 5:00 p.m. for public Business Session. 

The regular meetings of the Successor Agency and Housing Authority are also rescheduled for November 5 at 5:00 p.m.  Please contact the City Clerk’s office at (949) 493-1171 with any questions.

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