Code Compliance

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.

The civil and criminal provisions of this ordinance shall be enforced by the persons or agencies designated by the city.


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

Role of Code Enforcement

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