Shasta Cruz County is one of 58 counties in California.
- Main article: Evaluation of California county websites
- The names and contact information for all board of supervisor members is available.
- Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.
- The current budget is published.
- Audit Reports are published.
- Tax information is available.
- Information on building permits and zoning is available.
- There is no information on contracts.
- There is no information on lobbying or administrative officials.
- Main article: California government sector lobbying
For 2007 and 2008, Shasta County spent $187,784 on lobbying the California legislature.