Code Compliance

The Community Development Department (CDD) is responsible for receiving all complaints of a violation to the Tuolumne County Ordinance Code that CDD has authority to enforce, such as Building, Planning, Solid Waste and Environmental Health.
Typical types of complaints received are related to violations such as:
  • Building without a permit
  • Failed septic systems
  • Illegal home occupations
  • Illegal Cannabis
  • Living in an RV for more than 30 days
  • Illegal storage of Solid Waste

Code Compliance Ordinance Code

Tuolumne County Code Compliance regulations, procedures, and penalties are contained in Chapter 1.10  of the Tuolumne County Ordinance Code.

How do I report an anonymous complaint?

The minimum information required to submit a complaint is:

  • Address, APN or detailed description of location (click here for map)
  • Nature of the complaint  
For status on a submission or open case, send an email to

Did you receive a notice from CDD? 

Contact us prior to the expiration date by email, or call 209-533-6511.

If additional time is needed to correct the violation, download the Extension Request Form and submit the completed form to Code Compliance prior to the expiration date.

Code Compliance Fees