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Code Enforcement Officers and Code Enforcement Technicians are staff members in the Community Development Department focusing on promoting health and safety in neighborhoods and increasing awareness and information about City policies and Municipal Codes. Code Enforcement staff investigate potential code violations in response to citizen complaints and actively patrol for violations of property maintenance standards.

If you have concerns about code violations or visual blight in your neighborhood, please use the links below to help you navigate to the proper department:

Submit a Field Investigation Request or contact the Code Enforcement Hotline (805) 594-8188 to report any Code or Neighborhood Services Violations. 



Please provide as much information as possible. Any information you provide will remain confidential to the extent permitted by law. We can also answer questions or provide policy interpretations on the hotline.

If you would like to appeal an administrative citation, please submit an Administrative Citation Appeal Form by mail or in person to: City Clerk's Office, 990 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 within 10 days of date of citation.



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