Code Enforcement

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Code Enforcement serves as the first line of defense for maintaining safe and healthy housing. Code Enforcement addresses deteriorating homes, vacant, and blighted properties, and general neighborhood decline. Code Enforcement ensures that properties meet minimum requirements for property maintenance and safe construction.

The City of Syracuse has a proactive Code Enforcement management model. This model organizes its critical resources & activities into a dynamic and adaptive system. The model is data driven with goals, policies, and procedures used to protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare. 

The Division protects against health and safety violations in all buildings throughout the City.  It preserves the City's housing stock and enhances neighborhood quality of life by enforcing state and local codes to respond to complaints and mandated periodic inspections.

Contractor Licensing Information

  • Applications for HVAC and Electrical Licenses due December 15, 2023.
  • HVAC Application Reviews to be held January 16, 2024 at 1:00pm. 
  • HVAC Exams to be held January 23, 2024 at 1:00pm. 
  • Electrical Application Reviews to be held January 9, 2024 at 10:00am

Code Enforcement Self-Services and Forms