Community Development
General Information
Phone Numbers
Phone (707) 464-7254
Fax: (707) 465-0340
Emergencies: Dial 911
981 H Street, Suite 110
Crescent City,

Code Enforcement

Dominic Mello  |  Code Enforcement Officer

981 H Street, Suite 110  |  Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-7254  |  Fax (707) 465-0340

The Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department has the following duties:

To perform the inspections and investigations, and to take such actions as are necessary to enforce compliance with County ordinances, resolutions, and regulations relating to zoning and land use, grading, public nuisances, including visual blight, recreational vehicles and tents, and other codes and regulations as directed by the Director of Community Development.

The Code Enforcement Officer also serves as a Vehicle Abatement and Parking Enforcement Officer and in that capacity, within the County of Del Norte, has the duty and power to enforce any parking ordinance of the County of Del Norte or the State of California.

The County of Del Norte Code Enforcement Division also provides services for the enforcement of ordinances and regulations of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority, a joint powers authority of the City of Crescent City and the County of Del Norte.



County Code Compliance Request Process  |  County Code Violation Complaint Form.pdf

  1. Receive compliant.
  2. Investigate to determine if a violation exists.
  3. If a violation does exist, the property owner or violator will be contacted and informed of the violation, what
  4. actions are needed to remedy the situation, and given a specific compliance deadline date.
  5. On the compliance deadline date, Code Enforcement Staff will verify that compliance has been attained. If
  6. this is found to be the case, the file will be closed.
  7. If, upon re-inspection, the violation still exists, the property owner or violator will be contacted and again
  8. requested to comply. The second notice may include a date in which a citation may be issued/or further
  9. enforcement measures applied if the problem has not been resolved.
  10. After the citation deadline is reached, a site visit is made to determine if the matter has been corrected. If the
  11. violation still exists, a citation may be issued and the case information prepared for Administrative Hearing.

County Code Violation Complaint Form.pdf

Heidi Kunstal

Community Development Department Director
981 H Street, Suite 110  |  Crescent City, CA 95531
Building Inspection  |  (707) 464-7253
Code Enforcement  |  (707) 464-7254
Engineering & Surveying  |  (707) 464-7229
Environmental Health  |  (707) 465-0426
Planning  |  (707) 464-7254
Roads  |  (707) 464-7238