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Code Enforcement
Code Enforcement
2175 Cherry Avenue
Signal Hill, CA  90755

Ph: 562-989-7340

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Code Enforcement ensures that Signal Hill's properties meet the standards of the Signal Hill Municipal Code. The goal of Code Enforcement is to enhance quality of life by encouraging the proper maintenance of commercial and residential property.

To report a possible code violation for issues on private property, please contact us:

1) Via email at , or
2) Submit a request for maintenance services online.

For concerns regarding sidewalks, parkways or street, please contact the Public Works Department at 562-989-7250.

Common Violations
As a property owner, you are responsible for keeping your property clean, attractive, and well-maintained. Residents must do their part to keep our neighborhoods attractive. Please carefully review the following list of common violations, and it is a good idea to periodically take a walk around your property to make sure you are in compliance.

Common code violations include:
  • Oil well maintenance, noise or odor issues. Read on 
  • Doing construction without the correct permits (for example, adding a room in a residential zone)
  • Having overgrown weeds, trash, or debris in the front or side yards in residential and commercial zones
  • Having walls or fences that exceed height limits, are falling down, need paint, or have broken parts or holes in residential and commercial zones
  • Over-filling trash containers or dumpsters in residential and commercial zones
  • Owning rundown buildings with peeling paint, graffiti, broken windows or doors, crumbling steps, or a deteriorated roof in residential and commercial zones
  • Parking boats, vehicles, trailers, or campers in the front or side yard instead of on the driveway in residential zones
  • Putting up free-standing canopies in residential zones for more than 72 hours
  • Storing inoperative vehicles on the property where they are visible from the street or alley in residential and commercial zones

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