Code Compliance

The primary mission of the Code Compliance program is the enforcement of the City Municipal Code. Voluntary compliance is always our primary goal.

Contact Information

Code Enforcement Violation Complaints: To report a code violation online, AskBev or call (310) 285-1119.

Rent Stabilization Regulations: (310) 285-1031
Animal Complaints or Inquiries: (310) 285-PETS (7387)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:      Disclosure of complainant name and/or contact information is prohibited from being released to the public by California State law unless ordered by a court during active litigation. Note, however, that if a complainant elects to report anonymously the Code Enforcement investigation may be limited and/or discontinued because staff would be unable to contact the complainant for information needed to continue the investigation.

For building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, planning, or zoning code inquiries, or to set up a Permit Center appointment, Schedule a Permit Center Appointment, or call the main number at (310) 285-1141.

Community Preservation responds to and investigates complaints involving alleged violations of state and city laws pertaining to:

Smoking Noise Property Maintenance
Housing Standards Businesses/Signs Other
  • Business tax 
  • Sign regulations (yard signs, real estate signs, political/election signs)

Public Records Requests/Duplication of Documents

You may view or request copies of public records by following the instructions at Duplication of Documents.

Code Compliance Staff

Name Title Phone Number Email
Nestor Otazu Code Enforcement Manager (310) 285-1173 Send Email
Terence May Sr Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1186 Send Email
Michael Manaoat Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1145 Send Email
Michal Masini Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1174 Send Email
Josh Charlin Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1175 Send Email

Web Page Updated April 19, 2018