Code enforcement has a responsibility to enforce City ordinances that:
- provide a safe community and vibrant neighborhoods; and,
- promote a healthy and safe environment for citizens and visitors
In addition, we are responsible for increasing public understanding of the City's policies and procedures, through community events and participation, and various media outlets.
Encroachments are handled by the Engineering Department. Refer to City Ordinance Sec. 11-2. Removal of obstructions and encroachments. Phone: 910-341-5899
Illegal Dumping is handled by the Police Department. Refer to City Ordinance Sec. 10-17. Dumping or littering on public or private property. Phone: 910-343-3600
Noise is handled by the Police Department. Refer to City Ordinance Sec. 6-26. Phone: 910-343-3600
The Zoning Department handles banners, boats, building without a permit, commercial vehicles, home occupancy certificates, occupancy limitations, trailers, and right of way signs. Phone: 910-254-0900
We participate in the University/Community Relations Task Force at UNCW.