Yes. Once you purchase a property, you are responsible for any outstanding violations.
We do not accept and will not investigate anonymous complaints. However, your identity and information are kept strictly confidential.
While Code Compliance does not enforce overgrown vegetation, we recommend everyone keep their properties clear of anything that could be a fire hazard. Contact your local fire department for tips on fire prevention.
Contact the Building Department at (209) 754-6390.
You may make a complaint by filling out our Online Code Violation Compliant, submit a Code Complaint Form at the Building Department, or by filling out the form and submitting it by email or fax to (209) 754-6328. We do not accept complaints over the phone.
The County does not enforce easement disputes. These are personal legal matters and are resolved civilly. You may wish to contact an attorney for legal advice.
Contact our department at (209) 754-6326 to get in contact with officer handling your case. Have the notice along with your case number for reference when you call.
Due to caseload, we typically only contact reporting parties if more information is needed. You are always welcome to contact Code Compliance for an update or to provide more information.
We receive complaints from a number of sources including internal referrals, outside agencies, and the general public. This information is kept confidential.
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