Code Enforcement Section

Department Responsibilities

The Code Enforcement Section responds to citizen complaints about nuisances and code violations. The most prevalent code violations are the maintenance of residences, buildings, and private property and improper storage of vehicles on the right-of-way and on private lots. This division also handles complaints about potential zoning violations and light and noise nuisance complaints.

The Code Enforcement Section does not respond to violations pertaining to:

  • Animal control
  • Building codes
  • Codes administered directly by the Police Department
  • Fire codes
  • Sanitation
  • Traffic safety

The code enforcement staff may refer complaints or issues to the appropriate other agency for disposition.