Code Compliance/Animal Services

Code Compliance/Animal Services2021-09-22T11:12:51-07:00

The mission of the Code Compliance Division is to preserve and enhance the overall quality of life and property values in the City of Rancho Mirage. This is accomplished through a comprehensive application of the City’s Municipal Code with an emphasis on voluntary compliance.


Code Compliance
Phone: (760) 770-3220

Code Compliance

The Code Compliance/Animal Services Division investigates municipal code violations and administers the Graffiti Abatement, Parking Citation, and Massage Facility programs. Some Code Compliance problems can be described as property maintenance, abandoned vehicles, weed abatement, tree trimming, barking dogs, leash law violations, landscape noise, illegal dumping, RV and trailer parking, zoning questions, permits or business licensing requirements, or neighborhood cleanup. People who may have questions pertaining to the City’s Municipal Code, or concerns in their neighborhood or business, may contact the Code Compliance division at 760-770-3220 for assistance.

The Code Compliance Division is also responsible for overseeing and enforcing the City’s Short-Term Rental Ordinance – For all related forms & information, Click Here.

Landscape Noise

The Code Compliance Division would like to remind residents that the use of noise producing motorized equipment by “for-hire” landscapers or gardeners such as lawnmowers, edgers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, chain saws, etc. is prohibited on Saturdays and Sundays.   It is allowed only on weekdays between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Landscaping and gardening activities that do not require the use of motorized equipment are not covered by this time restriction.

For after hours or weekend complaints, please call 760-578-5877.

Animal Control Services

Having an animal is a serious responsibility. It involves not only caring for it but also making sure you follow Animal Keeping Regulations so that your pet is not a nuisance or hazard to others.

The Coachella Valley Animal Campus (Riverside County Department of Animal Services) is contracted with the City to provide after-hours and weekend assistance is located at 72-050 Pet Land Place, Thousand Palms, CA 92276. They can be reached at 760-343-3644.

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