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Code Enforcement Board


The Code Enforcement Board is a quasi-judicial governing body that hears appeals concerning citations for code violations. CEB implements remedies and imposes fines through application of standards in the International Property Maintenance Code.

Note: All meetings are on the second Thursday of odd months and start at 9:00 am in the City Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of City Hall: 126 East Public Square (unless otherwise notified).

Board Members

  • Bill Anderson
  • Rondal Buford
  • Abby Medford
  • Joan Norris
  • R. P.  Watson
  • Danny Basil – City Attorney
Code Enforcement Board Determines: 

  • Whether a violation was actually committed
  • Dismissal of violation citations that are not proven
  • Issuance of orders sanctioning fines up to the maximum
  • Request for timely remedies of ongoing violations
  • Waiver of charges on special circumstances
  • Extensions for resolving a code violation must be in writing including sound justification that original timeframe allotted for meeting compliance measures was inadequate.
  • Appeals to cited violations must be filed within 7 day. Notification of hearing is sent to all parties.
Final Orders Involve:

  • Liens placed on the property in violation
  • 30-day period to file appeal to CEB decision in District Court
  • Uncontested decisions deem CEB orders final, property owner responsible for fines, fees and charges incurred in correction of violation and hearing process.