The Code Enforcement Division’s mission is to uniformly and consistently enforce County Code, and to ensure, promote and protect the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life for residents, businesses and tourists of Palm Beach County.
- To maintain our neighborhoods and community’s quality of life
- To enforce land development regulations and all county ordinances in a timely and equitable manner; and
- To serve the public professionally, with integrity and respect.
The Code Enforcement Division responds to complaints and monitors residential and commercial districts for code violations. Common code violations include: zoning, property maintenance standards, overgrown lots, unpermitted/illegal construction, sign regulations (on both public and private property), certificate of use, and some marine regulations.
The Code Enforcement Division works with County residents and responds to requests for service. Code Enforcement Officers (CEOs) ensure that all requests are individually tracked and investigated, and seek compliance through the process set forth in Florida Statutes 162.