Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Code Enforcement: Common Violation

The purpose of code enforcement today addresses a wide range of City issues that affect our environment, health, safety, property values and general well-being. Community preservation and improvement is now recognized by government officials as a necessity to stop and reverse the deterioration of our community. The objective of code enforcement is to obtain voluntary compliance. Prosecuting a code violation is the least efficient way to guarantee an improved community. Therefore education and guidance are the primary services rendered by a code enforcement officer.Code Enforcement responds to concerns from citizens that affect the quality of life within the City of Milton, such as overgrown lots or yards, inoperative vehicles, maintenance of structures, illegal signs and public nuisances. Systematic inspections are also performed throughout the City to ensure properties are in compliance with city code.Officer Diedra Jones is the code enforcement officer for the City of Milton and may be contacted at 678.242.2500.

Most Common Violations
Building without a permit
Construction Noise
Property Maintenance
Residential Violations
The code enforcement officer upholds the city ordinances. Citizens who do not voluntarily comply may be issued citations and required to appear in the City's municipal court.

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