Emporia City Government Code Enforcement in Emporia Kansas

Address and phone number for Emporia City Government Code Enforcement, a Code Enforcement, at East 5th Avenue, Emporia KS.


Name
Emporia City Government Code Enforcement
Address
120 East 5th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas, 66801
Phone
620-343-4230
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Emporia City Government Code Enforcement

The Emporia City Government Code Enforcement, located in Emporia, KS, ensures compliance with Emporia codes and other regulations. The Code Enforcement Office is responsible for implementing the policies and procedures set by the government, including at the Kansas state and federal levels. Code Enforcement ensures a safe community by enforcing compliance with codes and investigating code violations.

You may contact Code Enforcement for questions about:
  • Emporia code compliance reviews
  • Building standards and local code in Emporia
  • Municipal codes, regulations, and local ordinances
  • Filing a complaint
  • Looking up code violations
  • Emporia code violations appeals
Emporia Code Enforcement

The Emporia City Government Code Enforcement is responsible for code enforcement in Emporia. This includes building codes, fire codes, zoning regulations, health codes, property maintenance regulations, housing codes, trash disposal requirements, and noise ordinances. The office also provides information on Lyon County municipal codes and regulations that Emporia residents and property owners must follow. These include local ordinances, Kansas state requirements, and federal codes.

Enforcement of Code Violations in Emporia

The Code Enforcement Office investigates reports of code violations and works with property owners to correct violations. In most instances, Code Enforcement officials grant property owners a deadline to address the code violation before issuing an official notice of violation. In Emporia, Code Enforcement re-inspects properties to ensure the corrective action addresses the code violation. If property owners do not take corrective action, the Emporia government can take additional action, including abatement actions such as removing junked vehicles, removing overgrown vegetation, or demolition of dangerous buildings or structures. Property owners must pay the cost of abatement.

Appealing a Code Violation

The Emporia City Government Code Enforcement provides a process to appeal a code violation. Certain violations may require a hearing, while others can be appealed online. Emporia residents who receive a code violation can contact the Code Enforcement Office for more information about appealing a code violation in Lyon County.

Code Violations and Complaints

Emporia residents can contact Code Enforcement to report a suspected code violation or to file a complaint against a property owner. The Emporia City Government Code Enforcement investigates complaints of code violations to determine whether to issue a notice of violation. In addition to addressing complaints, the office also monitors Emporia properties for potential violations.

Contact the Emporia City Government Code Enforcement

You may contact the Emporia City Government Code Enforcement by calling 620-343-4230, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Emporia City Government Code Enforcement, 120 East 5th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas, 66801.