Code Compliance

Partnering with Our Community to Build and Maintain a Safer Vancouver

Code Compliance Responsibilities
The Code Compliance Team is charged with maintaining the safety, health, welfare and livability of neighborhoods through the use of various Vancouver Municipal Codes, including the Minimum Property Maintenance Code, the Building Code and Zoning Ordinances. The Code Compliance Team's goal is to gain voluntary compliance through education and assistance. If voluntary compliance cannot be achieved, civil or criminal penalties may be imposed to the violator.

To report a City of Vancouver code violation, including property maintenance or solid waste violations,

To verify that you are in the city limits of Vancouver, Clark County GIS Property Information Center

Inaccurate or incomplete information submitted will delay or prevent further processing. Please ensure accuracy of all information submitted in your complaint. If additional information is required, we will contact you.

For all vehicle and semi tractor/trailer complaints in the public street

Important Disclosure Information
The City of Vancouver may be required to release your name and/or information submitted in a complaint pursuant to Public Disclosure (RCW 42.56) and/or pursuant to court order. The submittal of this public service request is subject to public disclosure according to the public records act (RCW 42.56). This means that anyone can request the release of documents containing your name and contact information. However, information revealing the identity of persons who are witnesses to crimes or who file complaints with investigative agencies can be withheld from disclosure if you believe the disclosure would endanger your life, physical safety or property pursuant to RCW 42.56.240.

Recreational Vehicle Parking
•Recreational vehicles may only be parked on a city street, in a residential area, for a reasonable amount of time, for the purpose of loading and unloading.
•Permits are free and are available from our office or by downloading this Recreational Vehicle ROW application and returning the completed form to:
Code Compliance
City of Vancouver
P.O. Box 1995
Vancouver, WA 98668

To report RV Parking without a permit:
Call the Parking Complaint Hotline at (360) 487-8653