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Sidewalk Repair

Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair Ordinance

On March 4, 2015, the Martinez City Council unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 1384, adding a “Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair” chapter to the City’s Municipal Code.   The primary purpose of the Ordinance is to affirm that fronting property owners are responsible for repair and maintenance of sidewalk areas adjoining their property.  The Ordinance also establishes clear legal liability to property owners for injuries or damages to third parties as a result of failing to maintain safe and non-dangerous sidewalks.

Reporting a Damaged Sidewalk

Report dangerous or damaged sidewalks online through Martinez City Assist.  Select the “Damaged Sidewalk” form via the “Streets & Trail Maintenance and Construction” dropdown.

Note: You will need to create an online username and password account to utilize the Martinez City Assist online system. Alternately, you can report a dangerous or damaged sidewalk by contacting the City’s Public Works Maintenance Division at (925) 372-3580.

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