Code Enforcement Division


This division handles municipal ordinance violations such as housing, solid waste, junk vehicles, and zoning issues on private property.  We are comprised of 8 civilian code enforcement officers, a director, and an administrative assistant.  


  • Provide the citizens of this community with quality inspections of potential code and ordinance violations in a responsive, courteous way
  • Maximize the number of properties and structures that are in compliance with adopted standards
  • Improve the safety and appearance of properties and buildings within Athens-Clarke County by enforcing local ordinances, property maintenance codes, and construction codes 
  • Officers not only respond to reported violations, but they will initiate cases as well