Code Enforcement Division

Code Enforcement Division ensures compliance with municipal and other related codes including property maintenance, zoning, public nuisances, and business licenses.

Our Mission
The mission of the Code Enforcement Division is to preserve the integrity of the city's neighborhoods and commercial areas by applying the standards of the Fountain Valley Municipal Code. Code Enforcement works in partnership with city residents and businesses to maintain the high standard of living that continues to make Fountain Valley "A Nice Place to Live."

Our Goal
The goal of the Code Enforcement Division is to educate residents and business owners of city code requirements and to gain voluntary compliance on all municipal code violations. Once a violation is identified, residents and business owners are given every opportunity to voluntarily comply with the provisions of the municipal code.

If we are unable to gain voluntary compliance, Code Enforcement may issue an Administrative Citation or forward violations to the City Attorney for further action.

Keeping Neighborhoods Beautiful
Fountain Valley's Code Enforcement Division works cooperatively with community members in upholding the City's Municipal Code by ensuring that Fountain Valley is a safe place to live and work and also by preserving the attractive neighborhoods for which Fountain Valley is known.

The City's Code Enforcement Officers safeguard the community from specific hazards and eyesores such as:

  • Graffiti on public or private property
  • Broken or discarded furniture, machinery or other debris stored in public view
  • Inoperable vehicles
  • Overgrown vegetation