Good Neighbor Guide

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Welcome, Neighbor!

About the Good Neighbor Guide 

The Good Neighbor Guide, now in its 2nd edition, provides Rancho Cordova residents with important GNG Cover captureguidelines about city requirements, helpful tips and services, key contacts, as well as frequently asked questions.

From how to order free trees, schedule bulk trash pickups, and use Fresh Connect, to what to do if you receive a Courtesy Letter or see a pet loose in your neighborhood, the Good Neighbor Guide contains a broad range of information designed to educate our residents.

The 2nd edition includes a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions section, expanded explanation of Code Enforcement inspections, a more comprehensive resident resources section, as well as updated assistance and services provided by the city.

Copies of the guide were mailed to all city residents and can also be downloaded hereWe hope you find this guide a useful tool!

Good Neighbor Assistance

If you received a Courtesy Letter or Notice of Violation from our Code Enforcement team and need assistance Courtesy Letter capturecoming into compliance, you may qualify for our Good Neighbor Assistance program. An application for this program will be available in January 2020. If you have a code violation in the following areas, the Good Neighbor Assistance Program may be available to you for:

  • Removing junk and debris
  • Repairing fencing
  • Trimming trees
  • Restoring front yard landscaping
  • Repairing dry rot
  • Towing inoperable vehicles
  • Removing chain link fencing and window bars

Together, we can keep our city a place that is proud of its thriving neighborhoods, shared quality of life and strong public safety.

Stay tuned to the City's website and social media channels for more information about this program. 

Need to reach the Neighborhood Services Team? They're here to help!

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  • Code Enforcement: 916.851.8770
  • Animal Services: 916.851.8852
  • No-cost Spay/Neuter Vouchers (through Whisker Warriors): 888.532.5775