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24-HOUR CODE ENFORCEMENT HOTLINE!

Call 626-570-3230 for questions/concerns. 
 

The mission of Code Enforcement is to promote community awareness of, and encourage voluntary compliance with Alhambra's Municipal Codes, thereby enhancing our neighborhoods and
economic conditions so that Alhambra is a great place to live, raise a family, work and retire.
 

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING THE HOTLINE:
 

Depending on the time of your call, a staff member or voice message recorder will answer. Please leave the location and description of the violation, and your name & telephone number. All reports are handled confidentially. Code Enforcement staff investigate and enforce city codes and state statutes. Violations may result in a warning, citation, fine or even legal action. If the violation involves a potential emergency, officers will respond immediately. Otherwise, complaints will typically be followed up within one working day by visiting the site of the alleged violation, and if necessary starting the process of correcting the situation.

 

HOME & PROPERTY MATTERS HANDLED BY CODE ENFORCEMENT:

  • Home and property maintenance issues
  • Landscaping & watering issues - Residents who leave their lawn and landscaping to become dry and
    brown, and subsequently die, are at risk of receiving a Code Enforcement violation notice
  • Garage sales
  • Graffiti (private property only)
  • Abandoned Shopping Carts (call the 24-hour Hotline at 800-252-4613 or 626-570-3230)
  • Trash containers left in the city parkway or within public view
  • Trash, junk and debris discarded or stored on private property
  • Vehicles, inoperable on private property
  • Vehicles, front yard parking only
  • Vehicles, auto repair on city streets
  • Lack of exterior weatherization, paint peeling or deteriorated
  • Building address numbers missing or not clearly visible for public safety
  • Temporary holiday lighting not removed
  • Vacant or abandoned unsecured buildings
  • Signs - Temporary advertisements illegally posted on city trees or utilty poles
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