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Community Development Department

Assisting the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission to provide the means of attaining an environment that protects the health, safety and welfare of the citizens; make the most judicious use of the county's resources; reflect the public's values; and be consistent with the individual community's values.
1810 E. Hazelton Ave. Stockton, CA 95205 - Open Mon.-Fri. 8am-12pm 1pm-5pm

San Joaquin County Code Enforcement Program

(Unincorporated areas of San Joaquin County only)

Phone No. 468-3141

Location 1810 E. Hazelton Avenue, Stockton 95205

Code Enforcement investigates complaints received from individual citizens, and neighborhood and community groups. Complaints investigated relate to building and land use regulations with an emphasis on ensuring that the integrity of land and building uses are maintained within neighborhoods and communities.

Most common types of enforcement activities handled by the Community Development Department:

Inoperative vehicles on private property

Trash and junk


Non-compliant land uses

Non-compliant business

Building without a permit

Methods of enforcement:

The following actions do not take place until the 30-day notice procedure has been completed. This provides reasonable opportunity to comply with law and code requirements voluntarily, thus avoiding possibly costly legal actions.

Infraction Citation

First citation - $100 fine, with court costs - $270
Second citation - $200 fine, with court costs - $500
Third citation - $500 fine, with court costs - $1350

Referral to District Attorney

Civil and/or criminal complaint

Notice of Code Violation recorded with the County Recorder, which encumbers the property.

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Kerry Sullivan

1810 East Hazelton Ave
Stockton, CA 95205
Phone: (209) 468-3124
Fax: (209) 468-3163