Code Enforcement

The City of Concord Code Enforcement Unit is a division of the Concord Police Department. The Unit is responsible for quality of life matters having to do with blight, property safety, public nuisances and property maintenance.

The purpose of the Code Enforcement Program is to preserve and enhance the quality of the community through implementation of the Neighborhood Partnership Program and a host of other services such as organization and coordination of City services to neighborhoods.

What is the "code"

Concord has many local ordinances (or laws) that pertain to property maintenance.  Most of these have been enacted to protect and preserve the basic character and quality of life in residential neighborhoods.  They are typically designed to control accumulations of junk, trash, refuse and vehicles, which are abandoned, unregistered or in disrepair.

common code violations:

  • Business signage
  • Blighted, unmaintained or unsafe properties, including pools and fencing
  • Disruptive and illegal businesses
  • Garbage service and debris accumulation
  • Hazardous and overgrown vegetation
  • Land use violations
  • RV storage
  • Recycling
  • Utilities
  • Vacant and unsecured properties
  • Visible storage of junk and debris
  • Vehicle storage on private property

issues that are not violations:

  • Animal care and noise
  • Fence repair and replacement disagreements
  • Neighborhood disputes/conflicts
  • Parking on public roadways

Make a Complaint

To make a complaint email Code Enforcement or call (925) 671-3075 with the following:

  • Name
  • Phone
  • Photos if applicable
  • Violation Address
  • Violation