Housing & Dwellings

Services


  • Enforce Chapter 2 of the State Sanitary Code, Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation
    • Regulates maintenance of all dwellings
    • Repairs must be completed in accordance with applicable standards
  • Enforce the State Lead Poisoning Prevention regulations, including performing Code Enforcement Lead Determinations
  • Inspect and certify all public lodging housing for water closets, urinals, ventilation, and cleaning
  • Condemnation of all dwellings that are unfit for human habitation
  • Ordering the occupants to vacate any dwelling(s) that are unfit for human habitation
  • Ordering the owner to clean a dwelling or tear it down - or the Board of Health may clean or tear it down itself