Important Updates:

The City of Palm Desert is closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. Click here for more information.



General Information:

73510 Fred Waring Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 760-346-0611
Fax: 760-341-4564
Email Us


To comply with the "Stay at Home" order placed by the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health, City Hall and the Finance Department is closed for in-person visits but we are available remotely to help you.  Below are a more specific updates related to current operations.  This list will be updated frequently to address common concerns as they develop.

  • Invoices processed prior to the City Hall closure are tentatively scheduled to be mailed out on April 7th.  If you would like to inquire about an invoice submitted to City Hall for payment please email
  • Payments due for both cannabis and transient occupancy tax should be mailed to the above address (Attn: Finance Department).  Please note, the due date for any regular payments has been extended 5 working days.
  • All other questions may be submitted by email to 

The Finance Department works to ensure the City's financial integrity and to promote efficient, effective, and accountable government. We strive to be a model for good government and to make the City a better place to live and work. The Finance Department is responsible for governance and conduct of key aspects of the City's financial operations, including operating the City's financial systems and procedures, maintaining the City's internal control environment, processing payroll for City employees, managing the City's bonds and debt portfolio, and processing and monitoring the City's budget. The department produces regular reports and audits on the City's financial and economic condition and the operations and performance of City government.  We strive to continue to provide each of these services with minimal disruption throughout the duration of the "Stay at Home" orders.



  Desert Willow  


      Finance Committee

   Living Desert Nature Trails


                     Tax Collections



               Financial Reporting

 The Gardens on El Paseo


    Non-Profit Outside Agency Funding

  Indian Ridge