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Code Enforcement Ordinance - Adopted January 13, 2009

Amendments to Chapter 1.22, The Administrative Remedies for Code Enforcement - Ordinance 5230 Adopted-January 7, 2014

Code Enforcement Staff

Filing a Complaint

Investigating a Complaint

Clearing a Violation


Frequently Asked Questions

List of Common Violations

Photos of Common Violations

Before and After Photos



Welcome to the Code Enforcement Division

~ Code Enforcement Mission ~

To preserve and enhance the safety, appearance and economic stability of our community

through diligent enforcement of codes, applicable ordinances and land use regulations.


The Code Enforcement Division of the Building Services Department enforces the Grading and Building codes in the unincorporated area of Monterey County for health and safety purposes.  Enforcement actions are taken both proactively and in response to a complaint.

Planning and zoning violations are enforced by the Code Enforcement division of the Planning




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