Code Enforcement

The City of Chamblee has established minimum standards governing the use, occupancy, condition, and maintenance of property, dwellings, buildings, and structures. If left completely unregulated, the failure to properly maintain property can become a threat to public safety and a detriment to property values and the city's general public welfare, as well as create an aesthetic nuisance.

Report a Violation

There are several ways to report a code violation.  You may email the Code Enforcement Division directly, you may dial 770-986-5009, or you can submit your request through the City's website or through the MyChamblee app.

Property Maintenance Code

The city has adopted the 2012 international Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) as well as a comprehensive property maintenance code which is in addition to the zoning ordinance, building codes, health code, and fire codes.  City Code Enforcement officers are charged with enforcing the various city ordinances related to property maintenance including such violations as junk cars, litter and trash, outdoor storage, parking on grass, illegal signs, and overcrowding. The City's Code Enforcement officers proactively monitor the City to ensure compliance with City Codes and respond to complaints from the public.

Code Enforcement Warning Letter

When problems are identified, the person or persons responsible are issued a Notice of Violation describing the specific violation(s), the corrective action required, and a time limit for completion. In most cases, the responsible parties correct the problems as requested. Code Enforcement and Planning and Development Department staff are available to assist residents and business owners with understanding any City Code requirements and application processes necessary to come into compliance.  Failure to address the violation could result in a citation to Chamblee Municipal Court.