As part of the Community Development Department, the Code Compliance division is tasked with providing fair and consistent enforcement of the City’s property maintenance code as well as sign, zoning, and tree ordinances.
Enrich the community by protecting the health, safety, and quality of life of citizens through proactive, professional, and courteous enforcement of ordinances while encouraging education and fostering positive relations with community members.
All property owners and occupants are responsible for maintaining their properties in accordance with certain standards. These standards are designed to protect the environment and maintain the appearance and property values within our city.
Types of Violations
• Illegal construction (building permit required)
• Unlicensed business (occupational tax certificates are required for all businesses)
• Zoning (rooming houses, overcrowding, junk vehicles, signage)
• Property maintenance (high grass, outdoor storage, structural maintenance, trash)
Code Enforcement Staff
|Lizzie Humphreys||Code Enforcement Supervisor|
|Kris Bordeaux||Code Enforcement Officer|
|Issac Lewis||Code Enforcement Officer|
|Walter Osorio||Code Enforcement Officer|
Article II. Property Maintenance Code
2006 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
Georgia State Amendments to the IPMC
Article III. Other Buildings Regulations
Refer to Code Sections 5-64 to 5-71
Sec. 5-64. Maintenance of exterior of premises.
Sec. 5-65. Appearance of exterior of premises and structures.
Sec. 5-65A. Holiday decorations.
Sec. 5-66. Landscaping.
Sec. 5-67. Reconstructed walls and sidings.
Sec. 5-68. General maintenance.
Sec. 5-69. Structural maintenance.
Sec. 5-70. Driveway limitations; maintenance.
Sec. 5-71. Display of street addresses required.