The Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department is responsible for enforcement of adopted rules and regulations of the Village. The Division is concerned with four (4) major objectives: public health and safety, education, public service and community appearance. The Division ensures that all environmental nuisances in residential neighborhoods and on commercial properties are eliminated and that substandard and deteriorated structures become compliant with minimum property maintenance code requirements.
The Village strives to inform all owners of residential and non-residential properties of maintenance codes so that they do not create nuisances. However, the Village also relies on information from the public.
If a violation is witnessed, please contact the Code Enforcement Division either by:
Generally, the Village’s goal is to work with property owners to obtain compliance versus issuing fines through the adjudication court process. The following is a typical enforcement process: