San Carlos Code Enforcement

Find San Carlos California code enforcement offices. Code enforcement offices provide information on the enforcement, compliance, and violations of codes and laws, including fire codes, building codes, health codes, police codes, and zoning codes.


San Carlos Code Enforcement 600 Elm Street San Carlos CA 94070 650-802-4261


About San Carlos Code Enforcement

The San Carlos Code Enforcement Office implements the resources, policies, and local government procedures in place to ensure compliance with codes and other rules and regulations in San Carlos, CA. The goals of San Carlos Code Enforcement includes ensuring a safe, healthy living environment and community, and the prevention of blight and nuisances associated with vacant properties.

You may contact Code Enforcement for questions about:
  • San Carlos code compliance
  • Municipal code, regulations, and local ordinances
  • Building standards and local code in San Carlos, California
  • San Carlos code violations appeals
  • Filing complaints
San Carlos Code Enforcement Offices

Code Enforcement in, California is responsible for enforcing the building and fire codes, health and housing codes, zoning regulations, property maintenance regulations, trash disposal requirements, noise ordinances, and other regulations. Alternatively, responsibility for San Carlos Code Enforcement may be divided among several agencies or departments with expertise in certain aspects of Code Enforcement. For example, the Fire Marshal may be responsible for enforcing the fire code while the Health Department enforces the health code.

Code Violations and Complaints

Enforcement of codes involves a combination of inspections, responses to complaints, the issuance of San Carlos code violations, and abatement. Code Enforcement personnel in San Carlos continuously monitor for violations and investigate instances where a potential violation has occurred. Code Enforcement relies on complaints from San Carlos residents in order to discover and investigate potential violations.

Enforcement of Code Violations in San Carlos

When a code violation has been identified in San Carlos, California, Code Enforcement contacts the owner of the property. Property owners are usually afforded an opportunity to address the code violation within a specified timeframe before a notice of violation is officially issued. The San Carlos property will be re-inspected to determine whether corrective action has been taken by the owner. If corrective action has not been taken, a violation will be issued, and the San Carlos government may abate the situation without additional notice to the owner. Abatement actions may include removal of junked vehicles, removal of overgrown vegetation, or demolition of dangerous structures. The cost of San Carlos abatement is billed to the owner, and a lien is usually filed on the property.