The City of Yucaipa was incorporated on November 27, 1989. It is a “General Law” City governed by the City Council/City Manager form of government. The City Council, as the legislative body, represents the citizens of Yucaipa, and is empowered by the Municipal Code to formulate citywide policy, enact local legislation, adopt budgets, and appoint the City Manager.
The City of Yucaipa has approximately 46.75 full-time employees and an operating budget of $18,085,713. The City offices are comprised of the following departments: