The City of Santa Rosa has adopted a number of ordinances over the years to create and maintain a healthy, safe, and pleasant city. It also enforces certain State laws intended to accomplish similar goals.
To increase awareness of City codes and services, and to promote safe, healthy, and attractive neighborhoods, the City has developed this information. If you would like more information about these ordinances or services, please contact the appropriate City department.
Recommendations on What to Do About a Neighborhood Problem
First, talk, if appropriate, to your neighbor or property owner and ask for their cooperation. Then, if your "Good Neighbor" effort fails, call the City and:
Identify the specific problem or nuisance
Give your name, address, and telephone number.
Give the exact location of the problem
Street address and house number, nearest cross street
If no address, location of property; i.e., northwest comer of First and Main Streets.
Give a specific description of the problem. For example:
Vehicle license number, type, color, make of vehicle, damage or other features that may be unique to the vehicle
State if the vehicle is on the street or on private property
Type of debris, car parts, building material, tires, garbage
Selling clothes, bags, furniture, paintings, flowers, etc.
Address where the dog lives
Address where loud parties are held
Thank you for your help in making Santa Rosa a better place to live.
This information is intended to aid the citizens of Santa Rosa in locating City services. It is not intended to establish a legal standard for civil or criminal liability. For more precise and complete information, the appropriate City department or applicable law should be consulted.