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City Manager

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad.

Thank you for visiting the official website for the City of Carlsbad. The city manager’s role is to implement the policies adopted by the City Council by managing the city’s daily operations and leading our staff. The city manager also provides leadership for city programs and services to promote the quality of life enjoyed by all who live, work and play in our great city.

One of the most important roles of the city manager’s office is to help our community access information and services from their city government. Please take advantage of the wealth of information and resources provided here on our website, and please never hesitate to get in touch with us here at City Hall. The City of Carlsbad welcomes your questions, ideas and involvement.

Organization Chart

Wondering how the city is organized? View our org chart. Want to get in touch with staff?  All emails follow this format: first.last@carlsbadca.gov. Or, just give us a call at 760-434-2820, and we'd be happy to get you the information you need.

Contact Us

Kevin Crawford
City Manager 
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 
Carlsbad, CA 92008


Scott Chadwick
Chief Operations Officer
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008