The PB Problem Solver (PDF) is a helpful one-stop resource with contact info for addressing various issues involving City services. Thanks to Marcella Teran, Suzanne Landa and Marcie Beckett of SavePB.org, we have a June 2019 update of this resource. Download it here.
Oversize and Recreational Vehicles
The City of San Diego has a Neighborhood Parking Protection Ordinance (NPPO) that restricts overnight parking of “oversized vehicles, non-motorized vehicles and recreational vehicles.” Download a PDF for details.
Scooter and Bicycle Sharing Info
Get It Done – City of San Diego
This your direct line to the City on a variety of issues, including reporting of potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping, parking/streets issues and more. You can submit requests via the City’s website or the Get It Done app. Go here to initiate a request or download the app.
Non-emergency number: (619) 531-2000. For a life-threatening emergency or crime in progress, call 911.
Neighborhood Policing Division: This SDPD unit focuses on chronic, quality-of-life neighborhood issues such as graffiti, crime and homelessness. Report using Get It Done or email NeighborhoodPolicing@pd.sandiego.gov. Remember to provide specifics including days, times, locations. (This is not an appropriate resource when you need immediate response.)
Shelter Availability and Resource Referral – Dial 211
Mental Health 24-Hour Hotline: 888-724-7240
Homeless Outreach Team Message Line: 619-446-1010
Contact Officials in City Government
Download the City’s Enforcement Responsibilities PDF for info on who to call for issues ranging from abandoned vehicles to graffiti to excessive water usage, and everything in between.
The City of San Diego tracks graffiti via a sophisticated database and pursues offenders for monetary damages. Download this PDF to learn about the process and how you can help; submit graffiti reports via Get It Done.
RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol)
This program provides free home checks for people who are on vacation or otherwise not at home — for example, during fumigation. Volunteers will come by your residence at least once a day to check all doors, gates, etc., and make sure everything looks secure. Home checks are done for a minimum of three days and a maximum of 30. To take advantage of this service, contact the San Diego Police Northern Division at 858-552-1737.