Frequently Asked Questions
The grass is officially in violation of the MBC code when it reaches a height of 12 inches or higher.
No. Contact the animal control officer with the Animal Service for concerns about animals (478-621-6797).
Yes. Although the Department of Code Enforcement is proactively looking for problem properties, we are unable to see everything. By filing an inspection request every time there is a concern, it ensures the property will be inspected in a timely fashion.
The Department of Code Enforcement does not do any testing or sampling of alleged mold or mildew. This should be referred to the Health Department. If there is significant water damage that has resulted from a leaky roof or a plumbing problem and the structural integrity of the building has been compromised, then a Notice of Violation letter will be issued to the property owner or management company. The level of water damage and structural problems will be determined by the code enforcement officer.
If you make the necessary repairs or perform the necessary maintenance prior to the compliance date on the letter, call the Department of Code Enforcement at 478-803-0470 and report this compliance. If you are unable to complete to repairs or perform the necessary maintenance call the Department of Code Enforcement at 478-803-0470 and provide your address and contact number. A Code Enforcement Officer will contact you to discuss the issue.