What is a housing code violation?

The California Building Code sets forth the minimum health and safety requirements for the structural strength, means of egress, stability, access to persons with disabilities, sanitation, lighting and ventilation, and energy conservation of residential dwellings. The Housing Code applies to all aspects of construction, alteration, enlargement, replacement, repair, use and occupancy, maintenance, and demolition. Typical housing code violations include:

  • Substandard housing
  • Broken windows
  • Substandard or deteriorated weather protection
  • Hoarding
  • Unsafe driveways or walkways

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