Code Enforcement Officers are tasked to identify and solve a variety of quality-of-life issues categorized as nuisances and other incivilities of a community concern. They respond to and seek solutions for nuisance complaints in violation of the City's nuisance ordinance through abatement or other appropriate action.
Examples of nuisance violations are drug houses, party houses, fire hazards, noxious emanations, noxious weeds, refuse, stagnant water, accumulation of junk, attractive nuisances, overgrown vegetation, improper storage, graffiti, and improper parking.
They also perform parking enforcement duties along the public streets and parking lots enforcing City ordinance. They investigate minor crimes and other calls for service, direct traffic at times of emergency or congestion, assist in fingerprinting, assist in crossing guard duties, and serve all summons and subpoenas.