Code Compliance Division

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NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, counter and business hours may be limited.  Please contact the City prior to visiting the Code Compliance Department and for assistance during this time.

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) 770-0324

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