Fast Facts


7800 Katella Avenue
Stanton, CA 90680-3162
TEL: (714) 379-9222
FAX: (714) 890-1443
E-mail address:
URL address for the Stanton Municipal Code:

Mayor: David J. Shawver
Mayor Pro Tem:  Gary Taylor (Mayor Pro Tem changes every December)
City Attorney: HongDao Nguyen
City Clerk: Patricia A. Vazquez
City Manager:  Jarad L. Hildenbrand
Communuity & Economic Development Director: Jennifer A. Lilley 
Community Services Director: Zenia Bobadilla
Finance Director:  Michelle Bannigan
Public Safety Services Director: James J. Wren
Public Works Director/City Engineer: Allan Rigg
Police Services Chief: Lt. Cruz Alday
Fire Services Chief:  Mike Petro

Business License Fees

Annual license fee: $28 + $4 per employee (varies depending on type of business)
New/moved Business License Application Review: $95
Business Tax Renewal Processing Fee: $55
Business license form

Utility Users Tax

5% on telephone, electricity, gas, and water

Economic Development/Redevelopment Agencies

Housing Programs: First-time Home Buyers, and Housing Rehabilitation Programs
Stanton Redevelopment Agency project areas comprise 840 acres

Filming Activities

Film Permit Fee: $265-Application review and business license
Film Location Fee: $265/day

Community Profile

Population: 38,305
Form of Government: Council / Manager
Date Incorporated: June 4, 1956
Land Area: 3.1 square miles
Governing Body: City Council 
City Motto: "Community Pride & Forward Vision"
City Flower: Bird of Paradise
City Tree: Jacaranda
Police Protection: One Station;
Contract with the County of Orange Sheriff's Department
Fire Protection: One Station;
Contract with the Orange County Fire Authority
Library: One Branch; Provided by the County of Orange
Number of Street Lights: 1,281
Miles of City Streets: 44
Number of Signalized Intersections: 19
Miles of Sanitary Sewers: 40
Number of City Parks: 6
Number of Registered Voters: 14,956 (as of May, 2010)