Code Enforcement


The Code Enforcement Division has provided information on some of the most common code complaints and violations that we handle.  Please download the document below titled Code Enforcement Tips. This document includes helpful information concerning nuisance and zoning violations and some tips on how to avoid them. 

Please reach out to our Code Enforcement Administrative Assistant, Destiny Barron, if you need to make a complaint or our City Planner, James Metz, if you have any Zoning questions. Below is their direct contact information.

Destiny Barron: 513-425-7938 or

James Metz: 513-425-7922 or

Related Documents

The Code Enforcement Division enforces the International Property Maintenance Code. It is in everyone's interest that the properties in our city be maintained in accordance with the City's codes, and other ordinances that contribute to the safety and general wellbeing of the residents and the maintenance of the property value.

Property Owner

As a property owner, you have certain responsibilities to meet. Protect your investment and the health of the occupants by maintaining your property in good repair.

  1. Maintain exterior structure free of broken glass, loose shingles, peeling paint and crumbling stone or brick.
  2. Maintain doors and windows, including storm doors and screen.


As a tenant, you also have responsibility. Maintain your dwelling in a neat and sanitary manner and contact the owner when repairs are needed

  1. Properly dispose of garbage and rubbish in containers with lids.
  2. Maintain yard in a neat and sanitary manner, free of litter, junk cars, and animal wastes.
  3. Notify owner when repairs are needed and allow reasonable time to complete repairs before contacting officials.