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Code Enforcement Officer


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Position Summary

The Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance with City planning, zoning, licensing, land use, and other municipal standards, codes, rules, and regulations.   Work includes conducting field inspections and issuing citations as needed.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilites


  • Meets with citizens or corresponds via email/telephone regarding community development complaints, addresses complaints where necessary and refers to appropriate department when needed (e.g. police, fire marshal, public works);
  • Conducts field investigations to determine compliance of properties with county codes and issues notices of violation or citations for non-compliance;
  • Performs land use and zoning inspections under the codes;
  • Performs zoning permit inspections based on approved plans to ensure compliance with codes and regulations;
  • Researches and reviews legal descriptions, plat restrictions and property ownership information;
  • Performs inspections regarding business license and alcohol license issues, secures licenses and merchandise and posts notices at establishments when required due to violations;
  • Reports observed maintenance issues with city streets, right-of-way, and properties to responsible department for clean up;
  • Inspects reports of illegal dumpsites and outside trash storage around businesses and residential areas;
  • Enforces City Solid Waste Ordinance, sign ordinance and other quality of life regulations;
  • Maintains file of complaints and investigative findings;
  • Writes reports detailing investigations and their conclusions, writes citations where necessary; 
  • Testifies at hearings regarding notices of violation or citations issued to code violators; and
  • Performs related work as required.




Associate degree or two years of college coursework in planning or related field; minimum of three years experience in public works/community development conducting inspections, in code enforcement, or in a related field.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that gives the individual the ability to successfully perform the job; must have a valid state driver’s license and an acceptable motor vehicle record.

Additional Information

TEAM MILTON is committed to an environment that nurtures understanding across differences, training, mentoring and provides a workplace where all staff feel welcome and valued. We are an equal opportunity employer.  

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