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Code Enforcement Overview

The City’s Code Enforcement staff respond to potential violations of the City of Mission Viejo Municipal Code which includes property maintenance, recreational vehicle parking and storage, zoning regulations, signs, and home occupations. When a violation is identified, the responsible parties are contacted and requested to abate the violation. If the respondent fails to comply with the City codes, the City conducts administrative hearings giving the respondent every opportunity to voluntarily comply. If voluntary compliance cannot be achieved, the City Attorney may prosecute the case. Administrative citations are utilized for some minor infractions, while a criminal and civil complaint process is used for significant violations.

When filing a complaint, please be sure to include a brief description of the potential code violation and the location. A daytime phone number is helpful should additional information be required.  Please see below to file a complaint or ask a question on-line, or you can speak to a Code Enforcement Officer by calling (949) 470 - 3055.

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In an effort to serve you better, we have compiled common information that residents often require plus created an easy way for you to communicate with us.  If you do not find what you are looking for, go ahead, ask a question, request a service, or give us some feedback.  We are here to serve you!  Access MV 24/7


Bikeway Survey

The City of Mission Viejo is developing a Bikeway Master Plan to improve the cycling experience in our community and encourage more people to enjoy riding their bicycles. We are currently in the process of gathering information to understand current cycling trends and preferences in the City.

As part of this effort, beginning on November 8th and running through December 7th, we are seeking resident feedback via a short, online survey. The survey will be available on our website, in our newsletter, and via our social media sites. 

The online survey is available at https://tinyurl.com/missionviejobike, and those who participate will qualify for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Mission Viejo Bikeway