Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Department is here to serve you. This department includes the Administrative Services Director, Administrative Analyst/Finance and Human Services, and Administrative Analyst/City Clerk.

Building Division

The Building Division is responsible for activities related to the construction, remodeling, and demolition of buildings and structures.

City Council

The Willows City Council is composed of five council members elected to staggered four-year terms. There is an election each November of even numbered years.

Community Development Services

Under the umbrella of the Community Development Services Department there are three divisions, Parks & Public Works, Building, and Recreation.

Fire Dept

Through professionalism, dedication, integrity and training, the Willows Fire Department works to safeguard the lives and property and to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of The City of Willows and Willows Rural Fire Protection District.

Glenn County Sheriff's Office

Policing Services as of July 1, 2017 are contracted out with the Glenn County Sheriff's Department. Those in need of Policing Services please call (530) 934-6441 or visit the Sheriff's Office at 543 W Oak Street Willows, CA 95988


We provide books, magazines, videos, audiobooks, e-books, youth programs, literacy programs, computer access, wifi, interlibrary loan, and reference services for the communities of Willows, Bayliss, Elk Creek, Artois and Glenn.


The Planning Division provides pre-development assistance and processes applications for land use permits, development projects, subdivisions, and conducts environmental review consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Public Works

PARKS & PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION is responsible for operating, maintaining, & improving the City’s infrastructure, public rights-of-way and facilities. Our goal is to provide an attractive and well-maintained City that reflects citizens and their community.

Recreation Department

The Recreation Department is here to provide, promote, and assist others in year-round recreational programs for all ages, which promotes a healthy community attitude.


Links to Cal Water, AT&T, PG&E, Waste Management and information regarding sewer service will be noted here.

Visitors Guide

All Lodging, Dining and Groceries will be found here.

Willows Chamber of Commerce

The Willows Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping local companies grow their business by taking the lead in programs and efforts that help strengthen the local economy and make our community a great place to do business. ​ COME! Join the Chamber!