The following are a number of frequently asked questions and answers about repairing vehicles at home:
Yes. Minor repairs may be done at home provided all work is conducted upon vehicles owned by the property owner or resident, and is done within an enclosed structure (e.g. garage) or behind a five-foot high wall or opaque fence.
Yes. However, inoperable vehicles can only be stored on the driveway for 72 hours. If the vehicle is not repaired within 72 hours, the inoperable vehicle must be stored in the garage or out of public view.
No. However, vehicles are allowed to be parked on the street for a maximum of 72 consecutive hours, as long as it is operable and licensed. Vehicles left on the street for longer than 72 consecutive hours may be tagged and towed away by the Chino PD.
No. Vehicle repair is not allowed on the street, parkways (the area between the sidewalk and the curb), sidewalk, front lawn, or driveways. All work must be done inside the garage or outside of public view. All vehicles being stored or undergoing repairs, maintenance, or restoration must be registered to the property address and screened from public view by a minimum five-foot-high wall or opaque fence. (CMC 10.28.170 & 8.50.040(D)(4))
No. Dumping waste oil and other hazardous wastes is harmful to our environment. The dumping of motor oil and other hazardous materials (coolant, paint, solvents, etc.) is not allowed on private property, in the gutter or in the storm drains. Illegal dumping on your property or storm drain can result in fines of up to $10,000. For additional information, contact the Public Works Environmental Coordinator at (909) 334-3423 or the Public Works general information line at (909) 334-3265.
Yes. You may sell your vehicle from your home, but commercial auto sales, leasing, rentals and auto brokering are not permitted. Vehicles may be displayed on a driveway, but not on a parkway, sidewalk or street.