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The Code Enforcement Department is charged with enforcing codes which address public health and safety issues, including regulations related to garbage and rubbish, overgrown vegetation, inoperable or unregistered vehicles on private property, zoning and dangerous buildings.
Complaints and letters can also be mailed to the above address. Whenever possible, the form should be completed online.
Each reported violation must be personally witnessed. If the officer cannot gain access, they are not able to write a summons.
The inspector assigned to the area will conduct an inspection of the property, as soon as possible, typically within 24 hours of your complaint. If it is determined that a violation exists, the inspector may issue a notice of violation depending on the nature of the violation in order to achieve compliance.
This request can be made through the Town Clerks Office.
Find out how to correct the problem and do so promptly.
You can ask for additional time provided you are making progress on the violations. Some problems are serious and correction must not be delayed. Remember to get proper permits that may be required for some repairs, if need be.
If you are unwilling to take prompt action to correct the problems, there are several possible consequences you may face such as fines and penalties.
For unleashed dogs on the beach, please contact the marine patrol department at 631-329-3078.