Code Enforcement Division

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COVID-19 ADVISORY MESSAGE

The City of Santa Ana Code Enforcement Division is dedicated to caring for the health and well-being of our customers, employees, and our community. In an abundance of caution, we have adjusted the way we provide all development related services by exercising healthy distancing and best practices as recommended by the CDC. We appreciate your flexibility and patience during this unprecedented public health crisis.

All public counter assistance and services will be handled by phone, email, or teleconferencing However, Code Enforcement will continue to provide the following:

  • Health and Safety inspections
  • Responses to imminent and dangerous situations involving life and safety concerns
  • Non-life safety inspections, enforcements, and issues, when they can be completed from the public right of way. This may include QOLT and general property maintenance concerns, site survey, and Santa Ana Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority requests
  • Cannabis related inspections
  • Enforcement and fines for non-life safety issues as deemed appropriate by Code Enforcement Manager

To reach Code Enforcement please call (714) 667-2780.

For additional information regarding COVID-19, click here. A list of helpful numbers for the City services offered at City Hall can be found at City phone numbers.

 

Our Mission

The Code Enforcement Division's purpose is to improve neighborhoods through personalized neighborhood contact, ArtistsVillageCourtyardeducation of codes and standards, responsive and dedicated personnel, fair enforcement of laws and innovative processes.

The Code Enforcement Division operates a comprehensive enforcement program and investigates violations of the State Health & Safety code; General Property Maintenance and the State structural codes (Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Codes). The Division employs abatement procedures to correct code deficiencies. It is our goal to obtain voluntary compliance from the property and business owners we work with. In the cases where we are unable to obtain voluntary compliance, Code Enforcement Officers have the authority to issue civil citations and/or file criminal charges.

Important Phone Numbers

Report a Violation: (714) 667-2780
Report Graffiti: (877) 786-7824
Police Dept. (non-emergency): (714) 834-4211

Foreclosure Property Registration

To register a foreclosure property please visit:
Property Registration | Fight Blight

Any questions with respect to registration requirements, registration status, etc. should be directed to: SUPPORT@PROCHAMPS.COM.

Planning and Building Agency counters will be closed beginning Friday, December 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM thru January 1, 2019. Normal counter hours to resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Residential Commercial / Industrial 
The Residential Response Team addresses violations on single-family and multi-family properties. The Commercial Response Team enforces zoning violations on commercial and industrial properties.
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