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Code Enforcement

Seminole County has adopted ordinances to promote the health, safety, and welfare of its residents. The ordinances are in place to help maintain the character, appearance and aesthetic qualities of our community. The Code Enforcement Unit works to gain compliance with the codes and ordinances of the County and to help continue to keep Seminole County a beautiful county to live, work and raise a family. Seminole County’s codes can be viewed here.

The Code Enforcement Unit is responsible for the enforcement of county codes relating to abandoned/junked vehicles, uncultivated vegetation, trash, debris, and other objectionable or unsanitary matters. The area covered by SCSO Code Enforcement encompasses the unincorporated portions of the county, which includes approximately 225,000 residents. Within the city limits, code enforcement duties are handled by either the police department or the city. You can see whether you live in a city or in the unincorporated county at this page.

How do I report a violation?
If you have an issue or concern regarding a code violation in your community and wish to report it to the Sheriff's Office, you can do so by e-mailing us. If you wish to be contacted for follow up by a Code Enforcement Officer please ensure your contact information is provided. To report violations please fill out this form.

Code Enforcement personnel are always available to attend special meetings, Homeowners Association Meetings or Neighborhood Association Meetings to educate and inform the public about the importance of code enforcement in their communities.

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Seminole County Sheriff's Office
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: (407) 665-6650