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Code Enforcement
Code Enforcement
Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcing provisions of the California Building Code as well as the City of East Palo Alto Municipal Code involving quality of life and neighborhood quality issues such as:
  • Junk, debris, and garbage
  • Illegal or unpermitted signs
  • Business license enforcement
  • Illegal or unpermitted construction
  • Miscellaneous zoning violations
  • Illegal or unpermitted fences
  • Weed abatement
  • Illegal or unpermitted home-based business
  • RV parking / storage complaints
  • Vector control issues (flies, mosquitoes, etc.)
  • Illegal garage conversions, additions and structures

Code Enforcement is under the direction of the Building Division. Code violations or complaints may be made at any time during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.) by dialing 650-853-3189 or click on the following link.

For parking enforcement please contact the East Palo Alto Police Department at 650-853-3160.

Tenant-Related Issues
For tenant related issues, including evictions, rent increases, other, please contact the city's Rent Stabilization Board. Landlords who seek to evict tenants must do so in compliance with the requirements of the Rent Stabilization and Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance.

1960 Tate St.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ph: 650-853-3189

Counter Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 3:45pm

Counter will be closed during the lunch hour of 12pm-1pm. 
Please plan your visit accordingly.

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