Code Enforcement

Important Notice

Effective March 17, 2020, all City of Daly City offices (with the exception of our Police and Fire Departments) will be closed. The City of Daly City is asking that all its citizens follow the directives noted by the Health Officer of the County of San Mateo.

Division Overview

The Code Enforcement Division works in partnership with the citizens of Daly City to promote a safe and desirable living and working environment. The Code Enforcement Division staff is comprised of two Code Enforcement Field Inspectors and a Code Enforcement Officer. They enforce permitting requirements regarding building and zoning matters as well as enforce nuisance violations.

Since the goal of Code Enforcement is to enhance the quality of life, Code Enforcement Division staff work with property owners and business owners towards reasonable and timely compliance of code violations, thus increasing neighborhood livability and improving property values.

Fulfilling City Goals

The City’s code enforcement efforts fulfill the first two goals of Daly City’s mission statement:

  1. Assure the safety and general well-being of the community
  2. Preserve, improve and develop the physical and aesthetic aspects of the community