City of Fresno Announces Public Notice of Weed Abatement Inspections on Vacant Lots

The City of Fresno Code Enforcement Division officially announces a Public Notice of the city-wide Weed Abatement Inspection Program, in accordance with Fresno Municipal Code (FMC) Section 10-605 that all vacant and unimproved lots are required to be free from public nuisance violations year-round.

Properties found in violation of FMC 10-605 are subject to citations ranging from $250 to $1,000.  In addition, the City may hire a contractor to abate the violations.  The property owner will be billed for the cost of cleanup plus the City’s administrative fees.

A property owner can determine if their lot is located in the City of Fresno by accessing the City’s website at, contacting the City Clerk’s Office in Room 2133 at City Hall, or by calling the Development & Resource Department, Code Enforcement Division at (559) 621-8400, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to ask staff to look up their Assessor’s Parcel Number or APN.