Code Enforcement Officer inspecting a water heater 

The City of Glendale, through the Glendale Municipal Code (GMC) requires that minimum standards be maintained related to the health, safety and welfare of community residents. Some of the primary objectives of the City of Glendale’s code compliance program are:

  • To educate property owners on their responsibilities to maintain their property in habitable condition
  • To bring substandard housing into compliance with City codes,
  • To eliminate blight in Glendale’s neighborhoods
  • To preserve the high quality of life in the City

To meet these objectives, potential code violations are identified on a reactive basis. Inspections are performed utilizing a variety of enforcement tools to achieve compliance including, verbal and written warnings, letter notifications, citations, office conferences, legal action and abatement. Certified Code Compliance Inspectors regularly visit Glendale’s commercial and residential neighborhoods to investigate violations such as:

For more information, please see our Code Standards Brochure.

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Neighborhood Services has several brochures that outline the City’s code requirements. Online copies may be found on the brochures page and the informational flyers page. For more information please call (818) 548-3700. If you wish to speak with a Code Compliance Inspector in person, we strongly recommend contacting us prior to your visit to schedule an appointment to ensure that the Inspector will be available.

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