CODE ENFORCEMENT- PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for enforcement of the City’s zoning code relative to property maintenance violations. Property maintenance issues include but are not limited to: tall grass & weeds, debris, junk vehicles, etc. The Zoning Department appreciates citizen engagement relative to code enforcement efforts which benefit all in our community.
When contacting the city regarding a suspected violation, you will need to provide the address of the property and a brief description of the issue(s). You can report to us in one of the following ways:
- NEW.... Our iWorQ Zoning Software Program offers customers an online reporting tool. Citizen Portal (you will be asked to create an account or utilize your google or facebook account to use this portal)
- Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call us at 419-433-5000 ext. 1302
Upon reciept of your inquiry, the Zoning Department will open a report, review and investigate your inquiry. If determined that a code violation exists, the property owner will be contacted with notice of corrective action to be taken within a specified time frame pursuant to the code.
Thank you for taking the time to report your concerns.
Transient Rental Property
Transient (short-term) rental properties located within the city are required to register for inspection and certification. Registration with Erie County for the collection of lodging tax is also required. To verify that a property has registered with the city, click here. This list will be updated weekly. As with any other property, if you need to report a property violation, please contact us via one of the methods listed above.