Code Enforcement


The primary mission of the Code Enforcement Division is to ensure the safety and welfare of the City and its citizens by enforcing the City codes and ordinances in residential and commercial districts. This objective includes addressing violations and issues such as:

  • Dumping
  • Tall grass
  • Property maintenance
  • Junk vehicles
  • Refuse container enclosures
  • Truck tractors in residential areas
  • Illegal signs
  • Zoning issues

The enforcement of business licenses (occupational taxes) and construction permits is also a part of our duties.

Monthly Code Enforcement Sweeps Underway in Riverdale

Code Enforcement officers, and Police officers will be verifying that dwellings, accessory structures, yards and vehicles are consistent with city code standards. Any and all properties found in violation of the ordinances will receive a citation. Take the opportunity now and get your property into compliance.

Scheduled Sweeps:

  • Steeplechase Lane and the Oak Chase area: January 20, 2018 - 22 Citations
  • Highway 85 Business Corridor: February 17, 2018 - 55 Citations and 1 Notice of Violation
  • Coventry & Highlands Subdivision, Villages at Bridlewood Subdivision, Birch Walk Subdivision, and Brooks Crossing Apartments: March 24, 2018 - 115 Notices of Violations issued and 7 Citations.
  • April 28, 2018 - We will be conducting sweeps on businesses within the city of Riverdale that have not renewed their occupational tax permits. 90 Citations were issued for our detail on 4/28/18.
  • June 22, 2018 - We will be conducting sweeps in the residential area of Roy Huie, Denham Street, Voyles Dr. Camp Street, Pinecrest Drive, Still water, Valley Brook, Valley Dale & Stone Gate Apts. 94 Notices of Violations were issued.
  • July 2018 - We will be conducting sweeps in the residential area of Creekview, Sage Creek, and Walker Estates. There were 122 Notices of Violations issued.

Additional Information:

When addressing violations, due process is provided to all code violators. Code Enforcement issues verbal warnings, written notices, and summons to appear in Environmental Court.

Court fines range from $150 up to $1,000 per violation, as determined by the judge. However, no fine can exceed $1,000 per offence.

Code Enforcement holds a high level of respect and fairness to our citizens, business owners, and visitors, as we enforce the codes and ordinances of the City of Riverdale.

Click HERE to complete a Code Enforcement Request.

*Please Note: All phone calls and web submissions will remain anonymous.