Code Enforcement officer
The following is a description of the Code Enforcement Officer’s duties as taken out of Title 8 Health and Safety ordinances in Rangely’s Municipal Codes.
Code enforcement officer duties; the duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the class.
1. Conducts onsite inspections and re-inspections; investigates health, noise, animal, public safety, property maintenance and/or nuisance code violations and recommends corrective actions to bring about compliance; determines time frames for compliance achievement; issues notices of violations and citations.
2. Answers inquiries from and advises property owners, responds to citizen complaints regarding potential code violations; conducts research regarding property ownership, current and past permits and applications, and applicable codes; coordinates code enforcement actions with other town departments and other governmental agencies when necessary.
3. Consults with and coordinates activities with the planning department personnel, the town manager, town attorney, town department heads and other town staff. Plans and recommends code enforcement strategies and policies; develops code enforcement procedures and schedules, assists planners in preparing new municipal codes or revising existing ordinances. Prepares correspondence to educate the public and advise individuals on the status of code enforcement activities. Maintains accurate, complete records of complaints, inspections, violations and citations; prepares periodic written reports detailing code enforcement activity and results for presentation to the planning department and town manager, planning & zoning commission and town council. Receives training and advises town staff, property owners, builders and the public regarding compliance with title 24 accessibility requirements and associated ADA regulations.