Code Enforcement Division

The Code Enforcement Division administers fair and unbiased enforcement of the City’s Municipal Codes to correct violations of property conditions and land use requirements, including:

  • Provide a uniform, consistent yet flexible procedure to insure that all citizens of Arvin are equally represented.
  • Minimize the necessity for legal action by allowing ample opportunity for voluntary compliance and correction.
  • Promptly responding to complaints regarding structures and/or conditions which present a health and/or safety hazard to the public.

The Code Enforcement Division enforces City Municipal Codes to ensure public health and safety including as it relates to:

  • Abandoned, Wrecked, Inoperative or Dismantled Vehicles,
  • Building and Housing,
  • Weed abatement,
  • Public Nuisances and blight,
  • Solid Waste, and
  • Unlawful Dumping of debris.


Jack Highfill
Building Official & Code Enforcement Officer

Phone: 661-854-2822

Tuesdays, 8:00 – 4:00 PM
Wednesdays, 8:00 – 4:00 PM
Thursdays, 8:00 – 4:00 PM

Appointments preferred.



This Office is Certified by the International Code Council