Municipal Code Quick Reference

Get to Know Pleasant Hill’s Municipal Code

The City of Pleasant Hill is a young and vibrant community with rapid growth, focused on bringing new commercial services along the Hwy 163 corridor. The City currently has more than 500 acres of land available along the corridor for high quality commercial mixed use development.

To help inform new and existing residents, the City has created this Municipal Code Quick Reference with links to the topics people most frequently have questions about.

For the complete code, click here.

Chapter Key Information
Chapter 43 - Noise Control Sounds/disturbances permitted by the City's Code and at what hours of the day/week.
Chapter 51 - Junk and Junk Vehicles The definitions of debris and junk/nuisance vehicles.
Chapter 55 - Animal Protection and Control Definition of livestock, prohibited animals within City limits, restrictions on the number of animals that can be owned, information about keeping domesticated animals leashed, and impounding costs if Public Works picks up your pet.
Chapter 56 - Dog and Cat Licenses Required License fees and vaccination requirements for pet owners.
Chapter 57 - Vicious Dogs Definition of vicious dogs, impoundment and disposition of dogs judged dangerous.
Chapter 69 - Parking Regulations Rules related to parking, prohibited areas, adjacency to curb, snow routes, fire lanes and school crossing crosswalks.
Chapter 105 - Solid Waste Control Materials to be kept out of the City's storm sewer system, including sediment pollution (erosion/runoff), solvents, detergents, fertilizers, pesticides, litter, landscape waste (including leaves and grass clippings) and more.
Chapter 122 - Peddlers, Solicitor and Transient Merchants Definition of door-to-door sales representatives and licensing requirements related to their services.
Chapter 151 - Trees Planting restrictions, permit requirements and duty of property owners to trim trees growing over City sidewalks.
Chapter 154 - Weeds The duty of property owners to maintain their property, vegetation height restrictions and exceptions.
Chapter 166 – Zoning Ordinance General Regulations Regulations related to accessory buildings, swimming pools, fences, walls and landscape on property.
Chapter 170 - Zoning Ordinance Signs The placement of both temporary and permanent signage, including garage sale signs, political signs and more.
Chapter 171 - Home Occupations Intended to protect residential areas from potential adverse impacts without eliminating certain businesses and occupations that may be compatible with residential areas.