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The San Bruno Municipal Code (Title 5) defines nuisances and violations as those conditions and uses that are detrimental to the public health, safety and welfare, that promote blight, or which reduce property values in the City. The Municipal Code also specifies regulations that will promote the sound maintenance of property and the enhancement of conditions of appearance, habitability or occupancy, and safety of all structures in the City.

Municipal Code

Common Nuisance Violations

Please be aware that Code Enforcement handles nuisances that occur on private property. Other City departments or outside agencies deal with nuisances in the public right of way or on public facilities.

To report a nuisance in San Bruno, call (650) 616-7074.

Graffiti on private property

Illegal dumping of garbage on private property

Inoperable or abandoned vehicles on private property

Unmaintained properties

Hazardous and overgrown vegetation

Unsecured vacant buildings

Building Code violations, including construction or change of occupancy without permits

Visible storage of junk and debris in the front of residential properties

Disruptive and illegal businesses in neighborhoods

Overflowing garbage containers

Signs, including signs in the public right-of-way or failure to have required permits

Parking violations in front or side yard

Substandard housing conditions