To appeal a Notice and Order to Assess Civil Penalties please complete the form below and click Submit when complete. Alternatively, you can also click this LINK to print out a copy and submit two (2) sets of documentation and evidence such as photos, documents, testimony, etc., and send it via US mail or email to PDS.CodeCompliance@sdcounty.ca.gov.
A request for a hearing to contest a notice and order to assess
civil penalties must be received within fourteen (14) calendar days
from the date the notice was served.
ONLY THE FOLLOWING ISSUES MAY BE CONTESTED:
1) Whether the violation stated in the Order occurred
2) Whether the person charged is responsible for the violation
3) The dates when the violation occurred
4) Whether the amount assessed for the violation is reasonable
If this request is not received in a timely manner, you have waived your right to contest these issues. You will be notified of the time, date, and location of the hearing by first-class mail.
If you have any questions or issues regarding this form or the appeal hearing process, please send us an email at PDS.Code.Compliance@sdcounty.ca.gov