Code Enforcement

Overview:

The primary mission of the Code Enforcement Division is to ensure the safety and welfare of the City and its citizens by enforcing the City codes and ordinances in residential and commercial districts. This objective includes addressing violations and issues such as:

  • Dumping
  • Tall grass
  • Property maintenance
  • Junk vehicles
  • Refuse container enclosures
  • Truck tractors in residential areas
  • Illegal signs
  • Zoning issues

The enforcement of business licenses (occupational taxes) and construction permits is also a part of our duties.

Monthly Code Enforcement Sweeps Underway in Riverdale

Code Enforcement officers, and Police officers will be verifying that dwellings, accessory structures, yards and vehicles are consistent with city code standards. Any and all properties found in violation of the ordinances will receive a citation. Take the opportunity now and get your property into compliance.

Scheduled Sweeps:

  • July 25th 2019- Property Maintenance Detail- Checking to ensure all residential areas are in compliance with the City Of Riverdale's ordinance. The areas that will be checked during this detail are: Windermere Commons Subdivision/Windermere Subdivision/Coventry and Highlands Subdivisions/The Avalon Way Area
  • August 15th 2019- Property Maintenance Detail- Checking to ensure all residential areas are in compliance with the City Of Riverdale's ordinance. The areas that will be checked during this detail are: Walker Estate/Camelot Woods/River Glen Area/Kingsland Point Area.
  • September 12th 2019- Property Maintenance Detail-Checking to ensure all residential areas are in compliance with the City of Riverdale's ordinance.  The areas that will be checked during this detail are:  Denham/Camp Street Area/Timber Trace Subdivision/Ann Street Area

When addressing violations, due process is provided to all code violators. Code Enforcement issues verbal warnings, written notices, and summons to appear in Environmental Court.

Court fines range from $150 up to $1,000 per violation, as determined by the judge. However, no fine can exceed $1,000 per offence.

Code Enforcement holds a high level of respect and fairness to our citizens, business owners, and visitors, as we enforce the codes and ordinances of the City of Riverdale.

Click HERE to complete a Code Enforcement Request.

*Please Note: All phone calls and web submissions will remain anonymous.