Housing of 3 units or more are inspected by a Senior Environmental Health Specialist of the Marin County Environmental Health Services Division. If your rental is within the city limits of San Rafael OR Novato please contact their Code Enforcement divisions for assistance. San Rafael Code Enforcement number is (415) 485-3097. Novato's Code Enforcement number is (415) 899-8989.
The housing facilities are routinely inspected once every two years and/or on a complaint basis. The purpose of the Housing Program is to ensure safe and healthful shelter for all residents and visitors by ensuring compliance with the requirements for sanitation, ventilation, maintenance, use and occupancy for apartment houses, hotels and motels under provisions of the State Health and Safety Code.