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Residential Housing

One of the purposes of the Code Enforcement Division is to address the issue of substandard living quarters, promote greater compliance with health and safety standards, as well as preserve the quality of El Monte’s neighborhoods and available housing.

Property owners are legally required to maintain their property to the standards set forth by the El Monte Municipal Code.

Common Code Violations
  • Accumulation of outside storage, furniture, trash and debris.
  • Un-maintained landscaping, overgrown vegetation, and bare dirt.
  • Ceilings, roofs, vertical supports or other horizontal support that sag, split or buckle. 
  • Plumbing, electrical or mechanical hazards creating a danger to human health.
  • Excessive infestations of rodents, cockroaches or other vector violations.
  • Un-inhabitable buildings due to a lack of care, cleanliness, or sanitary conditions.
  • Defective or inadequate weather protection of exterior walls.
  • Inoperable vehicles or vehicles parked on unpaved surfaces.


General Information

City Hall West
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA. 91731-3293
(626) 580-2080
(626) 580-2293
Hours:  7:30 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.
  Monday through Thursday

Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays


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Forms and Publications:

El Monte Foreclosure Registration Program
El Monte Foreclosure Vacant Properties
El Monte Foreclosure Home Counseling
Foreclosure Prevention Resources

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):