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FAQ Topic: Violations

How do I report a barking dog?

First, try calmly talking to the dog owner to make sure they are aware of the problem.  Then, if the problem persists, you can call the police non-emergency line at (415) 485-3000. Depending on other call priorities, officers may respond on multiple occasions to issue warnings before issuing a citation.

What are the city dog ordinances?

San Rafael has a few rules in place for our furry friends. All dogs are required to have a dog license. This helps other people know your dog is vaccinated and helps you find your pet if they are lost. Unless at a dog park, please keep your dog on a leash when not on your own property. Also … Continued

How do I report a housing code violation?

You can report housing code violations online! We respond to code enforcement complaints according to the impact of the violation on the community. Situations that appear to pose a serious risk to health and safety are given top priority; others are pursued in the order in which they are received. You can find more information about the … Continued

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