Code Enforcement & Resale Inspection


The City of Novato Code Enforcement Division operates under the Community Development Department. Code Enforcement consists of three investigative sections: the Code Enforcement section investigates and enforces violations of the City of Novato Municipal Code, the Housing Inspection section is charged with the inspection of multi-family housing of three or more units, the Resale Inspection section is charged with inspection of all residential properties, prior to ownership transfer.

Code Enforcement Complaint Form

City of Novato Resale Inspection

Gary Beretta
Supervising Code Enforcement Officer

Alison Fletcher
Code Enforcement Officer/Resales

The Community Development Department, Building Division Permit Counter hours are:

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Monday-Thursday. Regular office hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
(Note: The Department is closed from 1 - 2 PM for lunch.) 
We are closed on alternating Fridays. 
View City calendar for closed dates.