The Code Enforcement Division addresses a variety of property issues in order to maintain and better the quality of life for our residents. Violations of the City's code, Florida Building Code and International Property Maintenance Code affect the community's health, safety, environment and property values.
Balancing the general public's welfare and property rights of individual owners when it comes to enforcing the City's codes is an often difficult assignment. Our Code Enforcement Inspectors have refined skills and knowledge, and participate in continuing education in order to better serve the community.
The main goal of the Code Enforcement process is to achieve voluntary compliance. If a property owner fails to voluntarily comply, the Code Enforcement Inspectors can pursue further action before the Dunedin Code Enforcement Board (DCEB).
YOUR OWN PROPERTY: The City's Code Enforcement Inspectors are happy to work with a residents and property owners to bring their property into compliance with City codes. If you need our assistance, please contact us by phone or email (addresses below). Please bear in mind that the inspectors are normally out of the office during the day doing inspections but they will get back to you as quickly as possible.
REPORT A VIOLATION: You can report a violation online. When reporting a violation, please give as much detail as possible, including the address of the violation and nature of the problem.
|Mike Kepto||Code Enforcement Inspector||(727) 298-3212|
|Tom Colbert||Code Enforcement Inspector||(727) 298-3190|
|Joan McHale||Code Enforcement Administration||(727) 298-3198|
CITY ORDINANCE: Dunedin's Code Enforcement ordinances are found in Chapter 22 of the City of Dunedin's Municipal Code of Ordinances.
UNLICENSED CONTRACTING: You should report unlicensed contractors to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Construction License Investigative Unit.
DUNEDIN CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD (DCEB): The DCEB is comprised of volunteer citizens (seven regular members and two alternates) appointed by the City Commission. They meet on the first Tuesday of each month to consider code violation cases brought by the City. The Board considers all code enforcement violations based on testimony and evidence presented at the hearing by the City and the Respondent (property owner in violation). The Board's complete Rules of Procedure can be found here: DCEB Rules of Procedure.
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