Code Compliance Division


The Nevada County Community Development Agency customer service counter is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Code & Cannabis Compliance Divisions will be continuing to provide services through email, phone, and online services. Visit our Code or Cannabis Division websites to look up property information, file code investigation service requests, obtain cannabis permit information, and much more. If you have any questions and/or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at, 530-265-1222 Option 4 (Code),, or 530-470-2626 (Cannabis). Thank you!

Learn about the abandoned vehicle abatement program.

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program

View information about removal of abandoned vehicles from public property.
Access the Online Citizen Portal

Online Citizen Portal

Apply for encroachment permits, check the status of your application and pay fees. Registration is required for most features. 
View information about tenant-landlord relations.

Tenant Landlord Relations

Learn about residential tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities.
Review the most recent cannabis regulations.
View information about the bark beetle.
View information about nuisance abatement.

Nuisance Abatement

View before and after photos of nuisance abatement cases.
Access the Code Compliance Complaint Form

Code Compliance Complaint Form

Submit a code complaint form (PDF). Or, you may start the complaint process via our on line request process at Ask Nevada County.
After reviewing the request, you may be required to download the code complaint form, sign it, and either fax the form to us or drop it off in person.
Review frequently asked questions about the Code Compliance Division.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to the most frequently asked Code Compliance questions.
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Take Our Short Survey

We would love to get your feedback on how we are doing.