The Code Enforcement Department monitors abandoned structure demolition projects in the County. The office seeks resolution of code violations in the unincorporated areas of the county. During turtle nesting season, Code Enforcement patrols 10 miles of beach to maintain turtle lighting compliance.
Assistance to Other Departments
The department assists the licensing manager with:
- Notification and documentation for the Contractor Review Board
- Personal delivery service of notices to appear before the Licensing Board for unlicensed contractors
- Any sting operations they may have in Flagler County
Code Enforcement also works closely with the Building Department on such cases as unpermitted building, expired permits, and new mobile home inspections. The department works with the Planning Department with issues such as unpermitted signs, illegal tree cutting, posting notices of public hearings, and many other land development code issues they may have.
Additionally, Code Enforcement helps the Growth Management engineer with issues such as encroachment of rights of way and unpermitted work in rights of way.
Top Five Code Enforcement Violations
- Working without a building permit
- Article X: Abandoned Structure
- Illegal signs
- Encroachment of wetlands