Code Enforcement

One of many basic services the City of Hamilton provides are to ensure that the buildings in which we live and work are safe and sanitary, and that our neighborhoods are orderly, clean, and free of public nuisances. Our department provides quality services to our community by performing tasks involving the protection and promotion of health, safety and welfare, and environment of the citizens of Hamilton.

Code violations can be reported to the Hamilton Police Department.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct field inspections for compliance
  • Enforce the city's nuisance ordinances
  • Investigate complaints and possible code violations
  • Issue citations and prepare cases for criminal and civil prosecution

Role of the Code Enforcement Officer

The code enforcement officer performs inspections and investigates complaints concerning:

  • Accumulations of Trash
  • Dangerous Buildings
  • Grease Traps
  • High/Tall Grass and Weeds
  • Illegal Dumping
  • Junked Motor Vehicles
  • Other Nuisance Related Violations
  • Substandard Structures
  • Zoning Violations