Riverside County Code Enforcement
Today's speaker was Mary Ortiz, who has been the Riverside County Code Enforcement Officer since 2008.  The Code Enforcement Department is under the umbrella of Transportation Land Management Agency.  The Code Enforcement Department has five district offices of which Idyllwild is in District 3.  The Department's mission is to enhance public safety and the quality of life in partnership with communities through fair enforcement of laws and codes.  Code enforcement includes responding to complaints and concerns, investigating allegations, enforcing County Codes and Ordinances using a variety of methods, and educating property owners and the public regarding county codes and ordinances.  A few of the common violations are construction without permits, grading without permits, substandard/hazardous structures, substandard mobile homes or RVs, and parking enforcement.