Frequently Asked Questions City of San Diego Resources with Phone #’s & Hyperlinks

District 2 San Diego City Councilmember Lorie Zapf

Additional information can be available on Councilmember Lorie Zapf’s website http://www.sandiego.gov/citycouncil/cd2/

 Infrastructure Resources (Streets, Water, Capital Projects)

How can I report a street-related issue (pothole, sidewalk maintenance, street light out)?

You can report a street-related issue by contacting the Street department directly at 619-527-7500 or by going to http://apps.sandiego.gov/streetdiv/sreq_t1.jsp.

How can I see if my road is scheduled to be repaved?

You can see if your road is scheduled to be repaved and other projects in your area at this link http://maps.sandiego.gov/cpm/default.aspx To identify the project, select the wrench/screwdriver icon in the top right corner and then select the “I” button.

How can I find out when my street is scheduled to have the overhead lines undergrounded?

You can find out when your street is scheduled to be undergrounded by visiting the Utilities Undergrounding website: http://citymaps.sandiego.gov/imf/imf.jsp?site=uuc and entering your address

How do I request additional street sweeping or report a sewer issue?

You can request additional street sweeping or report a sewer issue in your neighborhood by filling out the form: http://apps.sandiego.gov/pwpubserv/Pages/WebFormTextMethod.aspx.

How can I find out when my street is scheduled for street sweeping?

The schedule for street sweeping can be found at this link: http://www.sandiego.gov/stormwater/services/sweepschedules.shtml

How do I report a missed trash collection for it to be picked up?

You can report a missed trash collection by filling out this form: https://apps.sandiego.gov/econtainer/control/requestaddressinfo by 5:00 PM on the day after your scheduled collection day for a return collection.

How can I see what Capital Improvement Projects are scheduled in my community and where they are in the process?

Information regarding CIP projects can be found at http://www.sandiego.gov/cip/projectinfo/index.shtml. This information can inform you of where the project is in the process, its total cost, and its currently scheduled timeframe.

What do I do if I am interested in having a street tree planted in front of my house?

The Street Department Urban Forestry Program has a partnership with Urban Corps to provide street trees to individuals that agree to take care of them. An application for a street tree can be found at this website: http://www.sandiego.gov/street-div/services/forestry/index.shtml

Cleanliness & Safety Resources

How do I report graffiti for cleanup?

If you see graffiti in your neighborhood on public or private property, report it immediately to the Graffiti Control Program through their website: http://www.sandiego.gov/graffiti/forms/sighting.shtml or call the Graffiti Hotline at (619) 525- 8522 and leave a message with the information and location.

How do I report a possible code compliance violation?

If you believe that there is a violation in your neighborhood or near your business, call (619) 236-5500 to file a complaint, or complete this form: http://www.sandiego.gov/nccd/report/investigation.shtml.

How do I report a noise complaint?

A noise complaint can be filed online at this link: http://www.sandiego.gov/nccd/report/investigation.shtml or by calling code compliance directly at (619)236-5500. In order for a noise complaint to be filed, two supporters from separate residences are required.

How do I report an abandoned vehicle?

You can report a vehicle that has been abandoned on a public street for over 72 hours by filling out this form: http://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/units/traffic/abandonedvehicle/72hr.shtml on the police website. If the vehicle is inoperable on private property it can be reported using this link: http://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/units/traffic/abandonedvehicle/inoperable.shtml

How do I report parking issues that are non abandoned vehicle related?

You can report illegal parking that is non abandoned vehicle related by calling (619) 531-2000

How do I request increased police patrols or report narcotic activity in my neighborhood?

You can request increased police patrols or report narcotic activity by calling the non-emergency line at (619) 531-2000 (Please use (858) 484-3154 if you live in the 858 area code) or by filling out a form at this link: http://www.sandiego.gov/police/forms/citizen-request.shtml. *If a crime is in progress call 911 immediately.

How do I find out what crimes have occurred in my neighborhood?

You can find out what crimes have occurred in your neighborhood by visiting http://www.crimemapping.com/. You can also sign up to be notified of any crimes that occur in the future by at this link: http://www.crimemapping.com/subscriptions/subscribe.aspx *If a crime is in progress call 911 immediately.

How do I report illegal dumping in my neighborhood?

You can report illegal dumping in your neighborhood by calling Environmental Services 858-694-7000.

How do I report a homeless encampment? You can report a homeless encampment by contacting the Environmental Services Department at (858) 694-7000. If illegal activity is related contact the police non-emergency line at (619) 531-2000. *If a crime is in progress, call 911.

Neighborhood Resources

 

How do I find my closest Recreation Center and/or its Hours of Operation?

You can find your closest Recreation Center and Hours of Operation by using your zip code on their website: http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/centers/index.shtml

How do I find my closest Library and its Hours of Operation?

You can visit the main website: http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/index.shtml and select your community on the right hand side of the page to view the address and hours of operation for your library.

Where are public trails located in the City of San Diego?

To view a list and maps of all the public trails in San Diego visit the Park and Recreation’s website: http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/parks/oscp/maps.shtml

Animal Resources

How do I report a dead animal for removal?

A dead animal can be reported for removal if it is in the public right of way to the Environmental Services Department at (858) 694-7000. If the location is on a County maintained road please contact D&D Inc. at (888) 299-9905.

Who do I contact for Animal Control Services?

Animal Control is the responsibility of the County of San Diego. They can be contacted for issues ranging from animal welfare to public safety. To report a concern, contact them at (619) 767-2675. If it is an emergency, call (619) 236-2341.

Who do I contact for Vector Control Services?

Vector Control Services is the responsibility of the County of San Diego. They can be contacted for issues from rats to green swimming pools. To report a concern, contact them at 858-694-2888. You can also submit a form at this link: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/deh/eforms/rat_complaint_form.html.

For more information on the services the County Vector Control provides, visit their website: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/deh/pests/vector_disease.html

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