Sidewalk Tripping Hazards

Overview
Tripping hazards that are identified are documented, and in accordance with the California Streets and Highways Code, property owners are given notice requesting that they replace the damaged sidewalk fronting their property. In addition, property owners are notified that County Ordinance 2008-24 heightens the liability on the property owner if a member of the public is injured as a result of the property owner's failure to maintain the sidewalk in a safe condition.

For answers to frequently asked questions regarding sidewalk repairs, refer to Sidewalk Repair Tips.