Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division ensures compliance with the City's codes and ordinances relating to:

  • Disabled and Inoperable Vehicles
  • Illegal Signage
  • Junk, Trash and Debris Removal
  • Minimum Housing Standards
  • Minimum Maintenance Standards for Commercial Properties
  • News-Rack Placement
  • Yard Maintenance Standards
  • Zoning Enforcement

Violators are provided time to correct violations and administrative hearings are scheduled for those that are not corrected. The Division's Code Enforcement Officers are each responsible for different areas/districts of the city.

Did You Know

The most common code violations are:

  • Illegal parking of inoperable vehicles
  • Failure to mow the lawn
  • Junk and trash removal

Any structural repairs, re-roofing and most plumbing and electrical work require a permit. Any business located within the city limits requires City and Orange County Business Tax receipt (Occupational Licenses). A setback is a required between the property line and sheds, air conditioner units, RVs, boats, etc. The City may clean/clear vacant lots after the required legal notification is made to the property owner. The City may demolish unsafe residential buildings under the Standard Housing Code.

Have an Officer Attend a Meeting

Code Enforcement Officers routinely attend neighborhood association meetings to explain code requirements. If you would like an officer at your next meeting, please call 407-877-5136