What are the most common types of issues noted by Code Officers?

The most common violations are:

  • Peeling paint or unprotected surfaces
  • Broken windows, skylights or door frames
  • Failed foundations
  • Rotten wood anywhere on the structure
  • Deteriorated structural members (posts, supports)
  • Deteriorated roofs, drains or gutters
  • Unmaintained decorative features (cornices, corbels, trim)
  • Broken canopies, signs, awnings or standpipes
  • Broken or unmaintained stairways, decks or porches
  • Unsecured or unmaintained chimneys
  • Broken or unmaintained handrails
  • Dilapidated fences and gates
  • Unmaintained sidewalks, driveways and patios

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1. What is the IPMC?
2. What benefits does enforcement of the IPMC bring to the community and its residents?
3. When did the city begin enforcement of the IPMC?
4. What are the most common types of issues noted by Code Officers?
5. If I am a tenant am I responsible to make needed repairs to the structure?
6. I am a property owner. If my property is found to be in violation, will the Inspector give me a reasonable amount of time to correct the violations?
7. What could happen if an owner does not comply with a notice to correct a violation issued by the city?
8. Does the city provide any financial assistance to property owners who want to comply but are not financially able to do so?
9. What do I do if I do not understand my violation?