Technology has become integral to nearly every aspect of city operations and the services we provide to our community. The city's award-winning IT Department oversees the city's use of technology, ensuring our investments are strategic and lead to the very best possible experience for those we serve and an efficiently run local government. 

Free public computers and Wi-Fi

Total 9 facilities found.

Online Services

IT also delivers online services via the City website to help accomplish City-official businesses:

  • Bids and contracts: Get listings of open bids and download bidding documents
  • Building Permits: Apply for or check the status of your building permit.
  • Business licenses: Apply for a new business license or renew your business license online
  • Carlsbad Connect: Report issues that need repair or attention around town, like potholes, sidewalk cracks, traffic light outages, graffiti and code enforcement issues.
  • City records: Get copies of official city documents and records online
  • Class registration: Sign up for recreation classes and pay online
  • Crime Reporting: Submit a report for certain crime types on our online crime reporting system.
  • Jobs: See available city jobs and submit an application
  • Laws and codes: Search an online database of city laws and codes
  • Library catalog: Find a book in the city library catalog
  • Maps: Get maps and directions to city offices, parks, libraries, fire stations and community centers
  • Pay bills: Make a secure online payment for a Carlsbad Municipal Water District water, sewer and trash bill, monitor water use and get account information
  • Pay parking ticket: Pay or contest your parking ticket
  • Pay Transient Occupancy Taxes: Pay transient occupancy taxes for hotels or Short Term Vacation Rentals (STVR)
  • Property info: Look up properties by parcel number or address
  • Public Meeting Archive: Watch past public city meetings.
  • Research: Use the city library research databases
  • Zoning info: Get zoning, owner and assessed value information on interactive zoning maps

Strategic Digital Transformation Investment Program

The Strategic Digital Transformation Investment Program is a comprehensive approach to planning for and funding digital transformation efforts throughout the city. See our plan, which is updated annually during the development of the annual budget. 

SB272 - Catalog of Enterprise Systems

The California Public Records act, as amended by Senate Bill No. 272, requires the City of Carlsbad to disclose a list of the enterprise systems that the agency uses to collect data on individuals. You can find a list of our enterprise systems here