Code Enforcement Board Ordinance

Code Enforcement Board Ordinance for City of Shepherdsville

An Ordinance of the City of Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky amending Ordinance 018-262 to define the powers of the Code Enforcement Board and the Code Enforcement Officer

What are a Code Enforcement Officer’s duties?

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight, graffiti, water waste, and other matters of public concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on City regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other City departments and divisions.

Can a Code Enforcement Officer come onto private property?

As a general rule of thumb until you know otherwise, the Code Enforcement Officer (same as code enforcement inspector) can be assumed to have the right to enter private property at reasonable hours, especially if they are also a sworn law enforcement officer.

My neighbor’s grass is too high/yard is full of junk/has an abandoned building or vehicle, what can I do?

Please go to the bottom of the page and fill out the Code Enforcement Request Form. The violation and contact information will go directly to the Code Officer who will investigate.