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Departments and Divisions Community Development Code Compliance
Code Compliance

The primary mission of the Code Compliance program is the enforcement of a variety of State, County, and City codes, ordinances and resolutions in the most efficient or equitable manner possible. Voluntary compliance is always our primary goal.

For building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, planning or zoning code inquiries please phone (310) 285-1141.

Community Preservation responds to and investigates complaints involving alleged violations of state and city laws pertaining to:

To set up a Permit Center appointment to confer with staff regarding obtaining a permit please click on this link: Schedule a Permit Center Appointment or call the main number at (310) 285-1141.

Contact Information

Report a Code Violation: (310) 285-1119
Rent Stabilization Regulations: (310) 285-1119
Recorded Chapter 5 Tenant Rent Increase Information: (310) 285-1031
Animal Complaints or Inquiries: (310) 285-1119 or (310) 285-PETS (7387)

Public Records Requests/Duplication of Documents

You may view or request copies of public records by following the instruction at Duplication of Documents.

To request Community Preservation information or to lodge a Community Preservation (code enforcement) complaint submit an online request by clicking here or call (310) 285-1119.

Code Compliance Staff Directory

Staff Name Title Phone Number Email
Nestor Otazu Code Enforcement Manager (310) 285-1173 Send Email
Terence May Sr Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1186 Send Email
Michael Manaoat Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1145 Send Email 
Michal Masini Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1174 Send Email
 Josh Charlin Code Enforcement Officer (310) 285-1175 Send Email

Web Page Updated July 17, 2015