What happens after I report a code violation?
In general the case is prioritized and usually a site inspection occurs within two business days. After a site inspection, the number and types of violations are recorded if they are present. An enforcement notice is written detailing codes violated, corrective action that is needed, and a due date that the violation(s) have to be corrected by. These notices are sent to the property owner and tenant if known. After the due date another inspection takes place. If the violations are corrected the case is closed. If the violations continue, a series of notices are sent. If the owner continues to choose not to correct the violations, cases can be referred to the District Attorney for criminal charges to be filed or Code Enforcement can assess civil penalties. Though most code cases are resolved in a short amount of time, on occasion a case will take months to come to a successful resolution due to the unwillingness of property owners or tenants.

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1. How do I report a code violation?
2. How do I report on street parking violations?
3. Do I need a Home Occupation Permit?
4. Where can I report barking dogs?
5. Do I need a Vacation Home Rental Permit?
6. What happens after I report a code violation?
7. Where can I park my RV, boat, or utility trailer?
8. I have family and friends coming. Can they stay in their RV in the street or my driveway?
9. My neighbor has garbaged piled up in their yard, can they do this?
10. What is considered junk, and how much can be stored on a property?
11. I'm going to restore my classic 1973 Ford Pinto. Can I park it in my driveway?
12. Can I keep chickens in my back yard?
13. My neighbor hasn't mowed their lawn in months, is this against code and what can be done?
14. Can I keep a metal cargo contianer on my property? It would come in handy for storage or making a guest house.
15. There is a lot of mold in the house I am renting. I've told the owner and he refuses to do anything. What can you do?
16. I think my neighbor built their new fence on my property. Can you make them remove it?
17. What temporary signs are allowed?
18. Can I set up a temporary/portable garage?
19. Can I keep my unregistered and unrestored 1977 AMC Gremlin in my driveway if it is under a tarp or car cover?
20. When I report a violation can I remain anonymous?