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