The City of Riverside Code Enforcement conducts semi-annual weed and waste inspections throughout the City. The purpose of these inspections is to ensure that property owners maintain their properties free of nuisances as required by the Riverside Municipal Code (RMC). “Nuisance” means a condition of property that constitutes blight, a public health hazard, or a public safety hazard and is considered a violation of the City’s Municipal Code.
Weeding the Subject Property by mowing, discing, and performing any necessary handwork along fence lines, sidewalks, parkways, driveways streets, or structures Cleaning the Subject Property of all Green Waste and Solid Waste.
Notice will be given if one or more of the following violations exist on the Subject Property (including without limitation):
If the Subject Property is in violation, you may appeal the NOTICE in writing to the Code Enforcement Division no later than ten (10) calendar days from the NOTICE Date. Failure to timely file an appeal shall result in your waiving any and all appeal rights provided by the RMC.
Violation(s) not abated by Compliance Deadline Date, the City of Riverside will abate the violation(s) and assess all costs against the Subject Property by either an invoice for service or with a lien (the charges for abatement work, bill per square-foot, and an applicable administrative fee will be added to the Subject Property’s tax bill). A Notice of Pendency may be filed with Riverside County Recorder against the Subject Property’s title.
Failure to abate the violation(s) by the Compliance Deadline Date or properly appeal the NOTICE shall be deemed your denial of consent for entry onto the property by the City or its agents to abate the violation(s) for purposes of obtaining an abatement warrant. Note: Re-growth of seasonal or recurrent vegetation such as weeds and grasses due to intermittent or late rains may result in a need for multiple weedings of the Subject Property. Such upkeep should be done on a year-round basis. If you have any questions please call us at (951) 826-2386.
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3900 Main St. 3rd Floor
Riverside, CA 92522
Phone: (951) 826-5633
Fax: (951) 826-2570
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|Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays|
The Mission of the Code Enforcement Division is to serve the citizens of Riverside by ensuring compliance with all adopted City codes through providing effective public contact and education, building cooperative partnerships throughout our community, and enforcing the law in an equitable and impartial manner.
Our goal is to promote a positive image of Code Enforcement to our community and our allied City Departments by fostering a culture that is helpful, approachable, knowledgeable and of the highest integrity.