City Hall, 955 School Street
Main phone number: 707-257-9516
The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council as the chief legal advisor for the City government. The City Attorney’s Office includes the City Attorney, two Deputy City Attorneys and one legal secretary.
The primary responsibilities of the City Attorney’s Office include:
- Providing legal advice to the City Council, the boards of all related City entities (such as the Napa Community Redevelopment Agency and the Housing Authority of the City of Napa), appointed boards and commissions (such as the Planning Commission), and City staff related to the establishment, implementation, and enforcement of City policies.
- Preparing legal documents, including ordinances, resolutions, regulations, and contracts.
- Representing and defending the City’s interests in civil litigation and administrative proceedings, including code enforcement, collections, tort claims, contract enforcement, and land use regulation.
- Frequently Referenced California laws: