City Implements Proactive Code Enforcement Program
The City Council recently approved an agreement for proactive code enforcement services. Robert Smith, a code enforcement specialist, was hired by the City Council to enhance the City's current Code Enforcement program.
Robert Smith will be responsible for investigating and responding to complaints, monitoring compliance, levying fines and penalties as necessary. Mr. Smith has extensive experience as the former City Attorney for the City of Sonoma and is currently providing code enforcement services for the City of Cotati and Town of Windsor. As an attorney, Mr. Smith is skilled at understanding the City’s code, and will be proposing various amendments to assist in the code enforcement process.
Code enforcement is generally address nuisances, zoning violations and housing/building violations. Typical cases may involve the accumulation of junk or garbage, inoperable vehicles, and building code violations. The City’s initial focus will be centered on existing cases throughout the city. The updated program will monitor enforcement of current city codes and address code violations proactively as they arise. For more information about code enforcement, please check out the City of Cloverdale’s web site at: www.cloverdale.net/462/Code-Enforcement.