The Code Enforcement Division ensures compliance with the City's codes and ordinances relating to:
Disabled and Inoperable Vehicles
Junk, Trash and Debris Removal
Minimum Housing Standards
Minimum Maintenance Standards for Commercial Properties
Yard Maintenance Standards
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