City Manager Names New Community Services Director

Today, Garden Grove City Manager Scott Stiles announced the appointment of Community Services Manager John Montanchez, to serve as the City’s new Community Services Director. Montanchez will oversee one of the largest departments in the City that includes the operation of 17 parks, all rental facilities, and the Garden Grove Community Foundation.

City Seeking Community Input on Downtown Parking

The City of Garden Grove is seeking community input related to downtown parking. The City encourages all who live, shop, visit, or work in the downtown area to participate in an online survey. To complete the survey, please visit The survey will be open through the beginning of November 2017.

RV Permit Enforcement Begins November 1

City Councilmembers have approved the enforcement of recreational vehicles (RVs) in violation of the RV Parking Regulations Ordinance to begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. RV owners are strongly encouraged to request a permit through the automated permitting system at

Garden Grove Dog Park Closing for Renovations

The City will temporarily close Garden Grove Dog Park starting Monday, October 16, through tentatively, mid-November 2017, while renovations take place. Garden Grove Dog Park is located at 13601 Deodara Drive. The area is being improved with new fencing, turf renovation, and removal and replacement of the dog waste enclosures.

City Expresses Sorrow, Support, Solidarity for Local Victims, Families of Vegas Shooting

The aftermath of last Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas left cities across the nation grieving over the devastating loss of life, especially those from their own communities. Garden Grove suffered at least two fatalities, some injured, and others able to escape physically unharmed.

City Seeks Main Street/Downtown Commissioner

The City seeks candidates to fill a vacancy on the Main Street/Downtown commission to complete a term that expires in December 2018. To qualify as a volunteer commissioner, applicants must be a property owner/business owner or tenant on Garden Grove’s Main Street/Downtown, and must be able to attend meetings.