Why does the City enforce violations of Building and Zoning regulations?

The goal of enforcement is to ensure city-wide conformity to Building and Zoning Regulations to maintain safety and enhance the quality of life for all residents. The quality of life in Desert Hot Springs is tied to the character and conditions of its neighborhoods. Enforcing violations stops unsafe issues from continuing and prevents future violations from occurring. Specifically, enforcing property maintenance standards protects the appearance, integrity, and character of the community, as well as helping maintain property values for owners.

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