If you believe someone is dying or has died or the house is on fire:
Contact Emergency Services
If you believe a child is being exposed to illegal drug use, drug dealing, abuse, or other criminal activity:
Contact Orange County Child Protective Services
24-hour hotline, 7 days a week: 800-207-4464
If you witness:
If you witness violations that you would also report to your other neighbors including (see examples of Frequently Referenced Codes):
Point of Contact: Carlos Yado, Building & Code Enforcement Manager
Phone (7:30-5:30 weekdays): 949-234-4568
If you believe the number of cars associated with the property violates CC&Rs or the property is violating CC&Rs in another way:
Contact Your Homeowners Association
If you believe a facility is:
Register a Complaint Line: 877-685-8333
File a Complaint on This Page
If you witness real estate fraud, including publishing an address as a business that is not owned by the business:
Contact the Orange County District Attorney's Office
Report Fraud on This Page
To determine whether your neighborhood's care facilities are licensed with the California Department of Health Care Services:
Go to This Page
At the top of the section called "Resources," select the link Residential & Outpatient Facilities list. It is organized by county.
To determine whether the business has a license to operate as a business in the state of California:
Go to This Page
Search for the business name under both the corporation and limited liability choices.
To learn how to identify a Recovery Care Residence in your neighborhood, check out this link!