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Code Enforcement



About the Code Enforcement Division

The Code Enforcement Division works with and helps empower the citizens of Vallejo to create, promote and maintain safe, attractive and high-quality living and working environments.  Our purpose is to help improve our neighborhoods and economic conditions so that the City of Vallejo is known as a good place to live, raise families, work and retire in.   

We are responsible for the enforcement of the following ordinances in the Vallejo Municipal Code:        

Common Code Enforcement Violations

Each year, the Code Enforcement Division responds to over 1,000 complaints pertaining to property maintenance violations.  In most cases, investigations of code violations happen due to proactive  code enforcement inspections or citizen complaints. 

The types of violations that are typically inspected and reported include:

  • Junk, trash & debris on private properties
  • Deteriorated exteriors such as roofs, fences, and sidings
  • Unsecured and abandoned swimming pools
  • Vehicles parked on lawns
  • Trash bins blocking the sidewalk, placed on the sidewalk/street or driveway, too early or left out after 8 p.m. on service day
  • Graffiti on private properties
  • Weeds & overgrown vegetation
  • Vacant buildings
  • Abandoned shopping carts           

To view case information for a property, please click HERE.

Violations Reported to other City Departments and Agencies

Complaints, which are not directly related to the ordinances that we enforce, can be reported to other City departments and county or state agencies.

  • Trash & illegal dumping on streets, sidewalks, alleys & public rights-of-way
  • Trash dumped on your property - If someone dumps on your property or in your trash bins or dumpster, you will ultimately be responsible for the removal of the items.
  • Graffiti on public property
  • Abandoned or inoperable vehicles on the streets or alleys
  • Mold in your rental or other violations inside of structures
  • Structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and other possible building code violations
  • Occupancy without water & utilities
  • Construction work without a permit
  • Illegal business signs & operations, illegal unit and garage conversions and other possible zoning violations
  • People living in trailers



Nimat Shakoor-Grantham

Nimat Shakoor-Grantham

Code Enforcement Manager
555 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, California 94590
First Floor
Email Us
Phone (707) 648-4469
Fax (707) 649-3540
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Dong Yoo
Senior Code Enforcement Officer
(707) 648-4389
David Sidie
Code Enforcement Officer
(707) 648-4009

John Silva
Code Enforcement Officer
(707) 648-4327

Lorena Burciaga
Code Enforcement Officer
(707) 645-2605

Chari Barrera
(707) 553-7290