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city hall is open for business

On July 12, the Finance and Administrative Services Department reopened for business to the public subject to certain conditions regarding social distancing and wearing of face coverings.  Unvaccinated visitors to City Hall are required to use a face covering while inside the building and maintain social distancing.  Business needs can also be handled as noted below.


To pay for utility bills visit www.mountainview.gov/utilitybill or call 1-855-288-0315.  In person payments can be made at City Hall.  Due to Social Distancing rules, one customer is allowed in the office at a time.  Office hours are 8:00 am through 5:00 pm.


To pay for invoices, business license renewals or Building/Planning/Public Works permits, visit www.mountainview.gov/miscpayments.


To apply for a business license visit www.mountainview.gov and click on “HOW DO I…”, then “Apply For… Business Licenses”.                                        

Mission Statementfinance calculator

The mission of the Finance and Administrative Services Department is to "support the planning and management of the City’s fiscal affairs and to provide internal administrative services to all City departments."

The Finance and Administrative Services Department is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs and internal support activities of the City. The Department provides financial, analytical, purchasing and document processing, and Workers’ Compensation and liability support to all City departments and programs; manages the City’s investment portfolio; and coordinates the City’s budget process and annual independent audit. Specifically, the Department processes payroll, accounts receivable, utility billings, all City revenues, accounting entries, accounts payable, financial reporting, purchase orders, and Council reports and other documents to Council. The Department is also responsible for warehousing, copying, and mail for internal support functions. In addition, the Department provides staff support to the Council Finance Committee and Investment Review Committee.