Code Compliance is dedicated to protecting the public health, safety and welfare, while ensuring every citizen the right to a clean, enjoyable neighborhood by enforcing the City of Prescott’s codes and ordinances.
The City of Prescott strives to achieve voluntary compliance with City Codes through a process of notification and education, however, where voluntary compliance cannot be achieved, the Department has procedures to address public nuisances including, but not limited to, removal of junk and rubbish, abatement of junk vehicles through civil enforcement procedures, criminal prosecution and civil penalties of up to $2500 per day.
Reporting Code Compliance, Vacation Rental, and Sober Living Home Violations
Many people are not exactly sure what to do when they have a compliant regarding a possible violation. What we advise is to first talk with your neighbor or the property owner. Politely explain the situation and ask for their cooperation in resolving the problem.
If your good neighbor effort fails, you can use the online form, hotline or by phone to our office.
For Noise or Animal complaints please call the non-emergency number for the Prescott Police Department 928-445-3131 or Animal Control 928-777-1135.
To file a complaint you can use the following options:
By Phone: 928-777-1320
After regular business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or weekends use the Hotline
By Hotline: 928.442.CODE (2633)
The number for the 24/7 hotline will allow you to record information and speak with a representative (This is an answering service, not the City of Prescott). The information you provide will be sent directly to the City of Prescott code compliance department and they will contact you back the next business day.
Requesting information on a Property or to verify if complaints have been made on a property?
Please fill out a Public Records Request