Topeka Code Enforcement in Topeka Kansas

Address and phone number for Topeka Code Enforcement, a Code Enforcement, at Southeast Madison Street, Topeka KS.


Name
Topeka Code Enforcement
Address
620 Southeast Madison Street, Topeka, Kansas, 66607
Phone
785-368-3161
Hours
Open Daily 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Topeka Code Enforcement

The Topeka Code Enforcement, located in Topeka, KS, ensures compliance with Topeka 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:
  • Topeka code compliance reviews
  • Building standards and local code in Topeka
  • Municipal codes, regulations, and local ordinances
  • Filing a complaint
  • Looking up code violations
  • Topeka code violations appeals
Topeka Code Enforcement

The Topeka Code Enforcement is responsible for code enforcement in Topeka. 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 Shawnee County municipal codes and regulations that Topeka residents and property owners must follow. These include local ordinances, Kansas state requirements, and federal codes.

Enforcement of Code Violations in Topeka

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 Topeka, Code Enforcement re-inspects properties to ensure the corrective action addresses the code violation. If property owners do not take corrective action, the Topeka 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 Topeka Code Enforcement provides a process to appeal a code violation. Certain violations may require a hearing, while others can be appealed online. Topeka residents who receive a code violation can contact the Code Enforcement Office for more information about appealing a code violation in Shawnee County.

Code Violations and Complaints

Topeka residents can contact Code Enforcement to report a suspected code violation or to file a complaint against a property owner. The Topeka 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 Topeka properties for potential violations.

Contact the Topeka Code Enforcement

You may contact the Topeka Code Enforcement by calling 785-368-3161, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Topeka Code Enforcement, 620 Southeast Madison Street, Topeka, Kansas, 66607.