Calipatria is home to the tallest flagpole in the United States, which stands at 184 feet where the flag flies at sea level. The record-breaking flagpole was built by and dedicated to "Good Neighborliness” of Calipatria’s townspeople. Calipatria is a General Law city with a City Manager form of government. Calipatria has five seats on the City Council. Council Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Calipatria has a Planning Commission Board that seats five members. The Planning Commission meets on the third Tuesday of every month if there is any business to conduct. Services provided by the City of Calipatria include Police, Fire, and Parks.