Code Compliance

Functions & Duties

The Code Compliance Division is based within the Community Development Department. Our staff works in collaboration with members of all City departments, including Public Works, Administrative Services, Police, and contract fire services with the Five Cities Fire Authority.

Duties of the Code Compliance Division include:

  • Addressing quality of life issues and problems involving property maintenance by abating hazardous conditions which threaten the life, health, safety, and welfare of the public
  • Administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violations of municipal and other codes
  • Issuing administrative citations and pursuing other legal remedies as necessary and authorized by local or state law
  • Working in partnership with business and property owners to obtain voluntary code compliance

Report a Code Violation

Code Complaint Form
Please note that any information you provide remains confidential to the extent permitted by law.

Call (805) 440-1336 to report a code violation.