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CODE-REQUEST: How to check if a property has outstanding Code Enforcement violations, invoices, and fines

Before purchasing a property within the city limits, you may want to complete a payoff request to find out if code orders or civil penalties exist on the home.

Certain code orders stay with the home such as housing violations and continuous enforcement orders whereas  environmental violations, such as grass and litter, will stay with the property owner's name. 

What is the cost to check if a property has outstanding Code Enforcement violations, invoices, and fines?

A payoff request is free.

Who is eligible to check if a property has outstanding Code Enforcement violations, invoices, and fines?

Anyone is eligible to fill out the form and request a payoff on a  property.

How long does a payoff request take, and what does it include?

Once the form is completed and submitted, a payoff request may take at least 10 -14 days.

This report includes information gathered from the Legal Department, Ordinance Violation Bureau, Treasurer, Krisor and Associates (our collection agency), and Code Enforcement.

How can I request a payoff form?

The form can be sent by mail, email, or fax by contacting 311. The form can also be found online here

For 311:

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