Code Enforcement

Commercial/Residental Code Enforcement Program

Project Goal:

To provide residential and commercial code enforcement activities, including code inspections and follow-up.

Achievements 2012:

300 residential and 78 commercial properties were surveyed;
55 properties were monitored through the Cleveland Housing Court process; 34 residents and 5 commercial property owners were assisted in appeals with assistance to repair violations; staff provided technical assistance to five commercial business owners in the rehabilitation of their buildings and in the demolition of one commercial building.  Home repair workshops were held to address repair needs, energy saving and simple do it yourself techniques.  Commercial workshops with partnering community development corporations were provided to business owners with funding opportunities and other resources to improve their profits.  Staff assosted street/block clubs with issues of vacant lots and abandon homes.