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The Compliance Services section enforces compliance with the City codes and the State building codes. Each year BDS inspectors respond to over 10,000 inquiries pertaining to zoning, construction, dangerous buildings, noise and other violations.
Enforcement of Title 29 including Nuisance (trash and debris, tall grass and weeds, disabled vehicles on private property) and Housing (property maintenance and conditions of structures) violations.
Find out about the types of code violations.
Find out about how to report a code violation to the bureau
Find out how the bureau responds to a code violation.
Submit tall grass and weed complaint online with digital photographs of the violations.
Find out how neighborhood mediation can help
Due to citywide budget cuts the Bureau of Environmental Services is no longer able to support the after hours tree violation hotline.
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