At 1,489 acres, Carmel Mountain Ranch is a master planned community located along the Interstate 15 corridor. The community contains corporate offices, shopping, and restaurants as well as the US Postal Services distribution center for the region. Recreational options include neighborhood parks and a community recreation center. Carmel Mountain Ranch includes open space areas and an extensive trail system. City facilities include a fire station and library.
Carmel Mountain Ranch is in Council District 5.