What is considered a code violation?

There are numerous items that can be a violation of the City Municipal Code. The most common are: 

  • Graffiti on private property
  • Illegal encroachments
  • Illegal residential vehicle parking
  • Inoperable vehicles, personal or commercial, on private property. Inoperable vehicles on the public right-of-way are to be reported to Woodland Police Department at 530-661-7800.
  • Rubbish / junk / debris
  • Tall dry grass / weeds
  • Unpermitted structures

If you feel that a property has a possible violation, you can contact the Code Compliance Division or Woodland Police Department Traffic Division and the appropriate party will investigate the complaint.

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1. What is Code Enforcement?
2. How does enforcing Codes benefit the community?
3. What is considered a code violation?
4. How do I report a violation?
5. Can I make an anonymous complaint?
6. Who is responsible for resolving Code violations?
7. What if I can't correct the violation in the time frame prescribed - what can I do?
8. What is the status of my complaint? Why does it seem like nothing has been done?
9. What is an in-operable vehicle and where can they be stored?
10. What are the regulations for placement of portable basketball hoops?
11. What are the regulations for automotive repair at my home?
12. What are the regulations on garage / yard sales?
13. My neighbor and I are having a dispute regarding the property line; can you help us with this matter?
14. Does Code Enforcement enforce Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions(C.C. & R's)?
15. What is an illegal encroachment?
16. Where can I get more information?