Updates Aimed at Improving the City’s Code Enforcement Operations
- Cut Red Tape for contractors, businesses, homeowners, and residents
- Improve Housing Quality, Health, and Safety by redirecting resources towards code enforcement that improves our neighborhoods
- Simplify and Clarify requirements to make it easier for contractors, landlords, and residents to comply with the code
- Foster an Improved Business Environment to increase entrepreneurship
- Permits Reform: Repealing outdated requirements for city permits, such as the 25-cent bicycle license fee, and amending other city permit requirements, such as permanently extending the reduction in peddler’s license fees.
- Contractor Licensing Reform: Simplifying and clarifying the requirements for obtaining a Contractor License, such as reducing the number of reference letters required for contractors.
- Inspection Fee Reform: Reducing inspection fees by 45%.
- Rental Regulation Reform: Clarifying landlords’ responsibilities under City Code, establishing regular inspections of rental properties, increasing compliance across the City, and strengthening enforcement mechanisms.
Last modified: February 28, 2023