Common Violations & Handouts
Animal Keeping & Raising
Standards for the keeping and raising of animals
For work done that requires a permit, please refer to the below link for information on the As-Built Permit Process which includes a handout on helpful tools to assist in establishing a date of construction for work done.
Fences & Hedges
The purpose of these regulations is to protect the visual quality and to minimize sight distance impairment on roadways by establishing height limits for fencing and hedges located within yard setbacks.
The home business section provides for limited commercial activity in the residential and rural districts on properties developed with a residence as the primary use, provided that the home business activity does not impact surrounding residential properties.
Inoperable Motor Vehicles & Removal
This chapter is enacted under the authority of Section 22660 of the Vehicle Code to establish procedures for the abatement and removal, as public nuisances, of abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, or inoperative motor vehicles.
- Ordinance Section L-II 5.20 Abatement and Removal of Inoperable Vehicles
- Inoperable Motor Vehicle & Removal (PDF)
Recreational Vehicle Use & Temporary Occupancies
The purpose of this statute is to provide for the temporary occupancy of recreational vehicles on property not located within a mobile home park or a campground.
- Ordinance Section L-II 3.15 Recreational Vehicle Use and Temporary Occupancies
- Recreational Vehicle Use and Temporary Occupancies (PDF)
Find the code about sewage disposal in Nevada County.
Solid Waste Regulations
Find information about the solid waste regulations that are enacted in Nevada County.