The Marion City Council has adopted City Ordinances designed to address blight and nuisances, and to maintain a clean and safe environment for the citizens of the City of Marion.
The Marion Code Enforcement Department exist to provide proper enforcement of the City Ordinances to promote and maintain a healthy, safe and desirable quality of life for the citizens of the City of Marion.
What is Code Enforcement's Role in Improving Your Community?
- Enforce state statutes and local ordinances
- Officer training - Continually increasing our knowledge
- Maintain close working relationships with those that support you
- Improve the life of our citizens
- Improve overall image of the community infrastructure
- Answer/Generate complaints - Reactive and Proactive
- Work closely with Neighborhood Associations
- Provide educational material, so that people understand what it is we are doing and why we are doing it
- Bringing order back to disorder
- Have a plan to reduce or eliminate accumulation of unhealthy situations
- Establish a positive stroke for those that clean up their properties
- Establish programs for litter prevention, waste minimization, school class projects, and neighborhood improvement.
- Encourage citizens to appear in court as an ally.
- Training for 'Volunteer Code Enforcement Officers'.
- Partner with other city departments to provide a unified front against the enemy (trash, debris, abandoned vehicles, and weeds).
- Neighborhood services are important to the community; rebuilding our neighborhoods can be a matter of life and death (Public Safety).
- Effective code enforcement helps maintain and increase property values.