City of Palm Springs

3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA, 92262



The City of Palm Springs was incorporated in 1938 and is a charter city with a City Council/City Manager form of goverment.

As its governing body, the Palm Springs City Council is comprised of five members, including a separately elected Mayor. The Council is elected citywide. Currently serving on the City Council are Mayor Steve Pougnet, Mayor pro tem Chris Mills, Ginny Foat, Rick Hutcheson and Lee Weigel.



Whether you have just moved here, or have always called Palm Springs home, we appreciate that you have chosen to live in our great City. We love it here! Although Palm Springs is a tourist destination, welcoming visitors worldwide, we take pride in the quality of life our residents enjoy.

Palm Springs is a full-service City with its own Police and Fire Departments. We have a wonderful library, excellent cultural amenities and great parks (even a dog park for our four-legged friends). Everything is nearby in Palm Springs, whether you want to go hiking, shopping, see a movie or enjoy a great meal. And because tourism is so important to our economy, we really know how to entertain. We hope you check out our calendar and enjoy some of our many special events during the year, like the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Festival of Lights Parade and, of course, VillageFest every Thursday night.

The City of Palm Springs "Your Sustainable City" program is guided by the strategies outlined in "the palm springs path to a sustainable community". Five key program areas have been developed along with subcommittees that will endeavor to achieve the goals in these areas. Below you will find buttons that link to educational resources, City documents, training, and tools that correlate to each of these key strategic program areas.


City Of Palm Springs

3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA, 92262