Overview of the Code Enforcement Board
The Code Enforcement Board is made up of seven regular members and two alternate members appointed by the Board of Commissioners for three year terms. The Code Enforcement Board meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m.
The Code Enforcement Board conducts hearings relating to the enforcement of the occupational license, fire, building, zoning, sign, subdivision regulations, land development code regulations, City Code and other related technical codes. They issue findings of fact and orders affording the proper relief consistent with the powers granted by the Code of Ordinances and in accordance with State Statute.
The Code Enforcement Board has the power to:
(A) Adopt rules for the conduct of its hearings;
(B) Subpoena alleged violators and witnesses to its hearings. Such subpoenas shall be served by the City Police Department;
(C) Subpoena evidence;
(D) Take testimony under oath; and
(E) Issue orders, liens, and fines which shall have the force of law in order to bring violations into compliance with this code.