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Welcome to Mt. Shasta

Northern California's Most Desirable Live, Work, and Play Community!

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Mt. Shasta named to Lonely Planet's top 10 U.S. destinations for 2015!

Volunteer Firefighters Needed! Become an involved member of your community. Are you, or someone you know, interested in public safety? Join us as a Volunteer Firefighter!

Our mission is to maintain the character of our "small town" community while striking an appropriate balance between economic development and preservation of our quality of life. We help create a dynamic and vital City by providing quality, cost-effective municipal services and by forming partnerships with residents and organizations in the constant pursuit of excellence.

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

One of just 27 All American Roads in the United States, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway connects Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California and Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon. The City's Roseburg property development plans include the proposed future site of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway Discovery Center.

Visit Mt. Shasta, California

Visit Mt. Shasta, California

The Mount Shasta region is one of Northern California's fastest growing locations for destination vacationing—from luxury resort retreats to wilderness camping. Nature lovers, extreme sports enthusiasts, family vacationers and retirees, can all enjoy the vast recreational opportunities our region has to offer.


Volunteer Opportunities

Mark Your Calendar

  • City Council meetings are held at the Mt. Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder Street, on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, 5:30 pm.
  • Planning Commission meetings are held at the Mt. Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder Street, on the third Tuesday of each month, 6:00 pm.

On Television

City Council and Planning Commission meetings are re-broadcast on MCTV15 and on our online stream at, as follows: 7 am Thursdays, 10 pm Fridays, and 1 pm Saturdays. In addition, previous month's meetings are available for a limited time via Video on Demand. The City is responsible for live broadcast during the meetings. Audio-only recordings are also available: listen to the most recent Council Meeting.

Living Smart in Bear Country

With the coming of spring, so too comes the migration of black bears. Each spring the bears migrate back through our community to their summer grounds. The incidence of bears frequenting Mt. Shasta City neighborhoods is increasing. The following document provides information on the type of bear in our area and how you can prevent them from visiting your property for an extended length of time. Download black bear guide.

Community Resources

Recycle for a Better Tomorrow

The Recycling Blue Bag Program will help us all. View 2016 Recycling Pickup Schedule.

How may we help you?

Please Contact Us with any questions, suggestions or concerns.