On December 6, 2011, the
City of Temple City established
(Ordinance 11-949) a registration program for abandoned
and vacant properties. The purpose of this program is four-fold:
- To prevent residential neighborhoods and
commercial areas from becoming blighted.
- To ensure adequate maintenance and/or
security of commercial and residential properties.
- To protect the public from health and safety
- To promote the economic stability of the
City, including property values.
City’s Municipal Code, Section 4293, specifically requires
properties that are legally vacant or in the process of foreclosure
to be registered annually. Vacant properties must be registered by
the property owner or trustee within ten (10) days of the property
being determined vacant. Banks and mortgage companies must also
register properties, vacant or occupied, if they have begun
foreclosure proceedings (including delivering a mortgagee’s intent
To be in compliance,
registering individuals or organizations must:
registration form. Click
Pay a mandatory Fee
of $147 (registration fee: $35.00 and inspection monitoring fee:
$112) via check or money order to the City of Temple City.
The completed form
and registration fee can be mailed or submitted in person to the
Community Preservation Division at:
City of Temple City
9701 Las Tunas Drive
Temple City, CA 91780
For more information,
please email the Community Preservation Division at
or call (626) 285-2171.