San Pablo is a General Law City incorporated in 1948 with a Council/Manager form of government. Under this style of government, the City Council makes policies and adopts ordinances (San Pablo Municipal Code) and the City Manager is responsible for carrying them out.
The City Council hires the City Manager and the City Attorney.
In this section you'll find information about the: City Council, Commissions, City Clerk, and City Treasurer. The City Council also makes appointments to the Planning Commission and Safety Commission.
For a complete listing of Boards and Committees, as well as vacancies, please contact the City Clerk's office at (510) 215-3000.