FAQ Topic: Planning and Building


How can I apply? Submit your application by:  Submitting online through a fillable form here,  Submitting online via email,  Submitting in-person, dropped off at Information Desk 2 in the Ross Annex Center, 20 Civic Center Plaza, or, US Postal Mail to: City of Santa Ana – PBA Attn: Chelsea Shafer, CP-CAP 20 Civic Center Plaza, M-20 … Continued


How can I determine if my property is eligible to apply? Properties located within the Qualified Census tract as determined by HUD are eligible for the program. QCTs are areas having either 50% or more household incomes less than 60% of the area median gross income or poverty rate of at least 25%. The City … Continued

Program Specifics

Is this a grant or loan program? CP-CAP is a reimbursable grant awarded to qualifying applicants. How are the boundary lines for the program determined? The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) determined the designation of Qualified and/or eligible census tracts (QCT)s. QCTs are areas having either 50% or more … Continued

Health and Safety Code – HSC

Health and Safety Code – HSC Division 13. Housing [17000-19997] (Division 13 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60) Part 1.5. Regulation of Buildings used for Human Habitation [17910 – 17998.3] (Part 1.5 added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 1844.)   Chapter 2. Rules and Regulations [17920 – 17929] (Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 1844.) … Continued

Sec. 5-60. – Reports of complaints

Written complaints may be made by any person to the animal control officer alleging that any dog or other animal is a nuisance by reason of: (1) Noise (as set forth in section 5-59 hereof); (2) Nonrestraint (as set forth in sections 5-14 and 5-58 hereof); (3) Viciousness (as set forth in section 5-72 hereof); or (4) Due to the destruction … Continued

Sec. 5-59.1. – Enforcement—noisy animals

(a) Any enforcement officer has the authority to issue an administrative citation pursuant to the procedures set forth in sections 1-21.1—1-21.9 of this Code to any responsible person for a noisy animal, including a barking dog, violation that the enforcement officer did not see or hear based upon a complaint signed under penalty of perjury … Continued

Sec. 5-59. – Noisy animals

It is hereby declared to be a nuisance for any person to keep, maintain or permit on any lot, parcel of land, or premises under his/her control any animal, including a barking dog as defined in subsection 5-1(q), within the city limits which is in the habit of either disturbing the peace and quiet of any … Continued

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