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Code Compliance Officer


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Salary Range:$20.59 Hourly Onwards


This person in this position is responsible for on-site inspections of commercial and residential properties in the City including the investigation of potential violations and the enforcement of municipal codes, ordinances and regulations.


  • Investigates complaints of violation of City code, appropriate zoning ordinances, sign regulation and related laws, ordinances or codes; issues courtesy notices, notices of violation, citations, correction notices and stops work orders to ensure compliance; conducts follow-up investigations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances;
  • Patrols and monitors assigned area including demolition,        new  construction, renovation, housing violations and basic building and mechanical inspections;
  • Seeks compliance with City ordinances from citizens and businesses; acts as liaison between the complainants, alleged violators and the City;
  • Meets with owners, tenants, contractors, developers, businesses, etc. to review and explain code requirements, violations and/or potential violations; secures code compliance;
  • Prepares written reports of inspections as specified by department procedures; issues warnings and citations when violations are proven;
  • Maintains files and records related to citations and violations; prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda and correspondence;
  • Inputs and retrieves a variety of information using a computer terminal;
  • Answers inquiries and provides information to the general public regarding existing code regulations and policies;
  • Assists with the City sign program;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Requires Associate’s degree or two (2) years of course work at a trade or vocational school in inspection or code enforcement preferred; one (1) year of inspections or code enforcement experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Knowledge of general codes, ordinances, laws and regulations;
  • Knowledge of safe and efficient work practices as they relate to code compliance;
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques of code violation investigation and enforcement;
  • Knowledge of general City services and municipal organizational structure as they relate to code compliance;
  • Knowledge of City codes, ordinances, laws and regulations pertaining to code
  • Ability to learn principles, practices, methods and techniques of code violation investigation and enforcement;
  • Ability to learn City codes, ordinances, laws and regulations pertaining to code enforcement;
  • Ability to learn, interpret and apply state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations;
  • Ability to maintain and update records, logs and reports;
  • Ability to learn and enforce pertinent codes, ordinances, laws and regulations with impartiality and efficiency;
  • Ability to respond to inquiries, complaints and requests for service in a fair, tactful and firm manner;
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision;
  • Ability to operate and use modern office equipment, including a computer;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Financial Responsibility: Accountable for inventory/property management


Requires Code Enforcement Certification; State of Georgia Driver’s license (Class C) and a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR).


The work is sedentary work and requires hearing, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


The incumbent works in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

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