Valley Center is governed by a City Council / Mayor form of government, with a City Administrator. The City is divided into four wards with two council members elected from each ward on staggered four-year terms. The Mayor is elected at large. Elections are held in the Fall of odd numbered years (2019, 2021, 2023, etc.).
A list of frequently asked questions regarding the Governing Body is available to assist in answering some of the common questions. The interactive Ward Map will assist you in determining within which Ward a particular address is located.