Code Compliance Division

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68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero 
Cathedral City, Ca 92234 
Phone: 760-770-0309 
Fax: 760-202-1460

Mission Statement:

“To enhance the quality of life and visual aspects of the community through the administration of a fair and unbiased compliance program.”

  • Property Maintenance – messy yard, trash, weeds, overgrown lawns
  • Trash Cans – containers at curbside in excess of 24 hours.
  • Cars parked on lawns, broken down, or stored in front yards.
  • Illegal home business-mechanic/auto repair, painting/detail, food, beauty/manicure, daycare, ongoing garage sales.
  • Roosters, pigs, farm animals, exotic birds, reptiles
  • Sprinklers – overflowing water onto the street
  • Furniture at curbside – call Waste Management of the Desert – 340-2113
  • Vacant lots-illegal dumping, trash, weed overgrowth
  • Housing – health and safety issues, septic back-ups and overflows, bug infestations, etc.
  • Abandoned Vehicles on your property – NO CHARGE TO REMOVE VEHICLES.


Resolution No. 2017-37, was adopted and approved on July 26, 2017. The following fees will be effective on October 9, 2017.

  • Garage Sale Permit (3 days)                        $   25.00
  • Garage Sale Permit issued in the field    $100.00  


To Register an abandoned residential property click HERE.

 Useful Links
California Tenants:
A guide to Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsibilities



 Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
 Community Acton Partnership of Riverside County
PSP /  Airport - Noise Abatement

Code Compliance Hours
7:00 am  - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday

Thursday we stop selling garage sale permits at 5:30pm.
Closed Fridays

Code Compliance Staff

Staff Member contact

Robert Rodriguez

Director of Planning/Building

(760) 770-0344

Sandra Molina
Code Compliance Manager

(760) 202-2433

Anika Sanchez
Administrative Assistant
(760) 770-0309
Linda Human
Code Compliance Officer II
(760) 202-2453
Sandra Martinez
Code Compliance Officer II
(760) 202-2452

Shawn Nitao
Code Compliance Officer I
(760) 202-2452

Donna Ybarra
Code Compliance Officer II
(760) 202-2451