Code Enforcement


Our mission is to protect the lives and property of our citizens through inspection programs and the administration of codes and standards relating to the maintenance of buildings and nuisance codes.


How tall can my grass be before violating the ordinance?
8 inches.
What is considered a disabled vehicle?
Any vehicle in the City limits must be properly registered. Any vehicle that can not be legally driven on the road is considered a disabled vehicle
Once a property is condemned is it automatically going to be torn down?
A remodeling permit can be purchased and the house can be refurbished. Once the Building Official has issued a Certificate of Occupancy the condemnation will be released.

Codes Enforcement Information

Code Enforcement Overview
Responsibilities of this position are as listed but not limited to:

  1. 2006 International Property Maintenance Code
  2. Junk Motor Vehicles
  3. Weeds
  4. Sidewalk Maintenance
  5. Vacant Buildings
  6. Demolition
Code Enforcement Board
Code Enforcement Board

The Code Enforcement Board is composed of 5 members all of whom are residents of the City of Maysville. The Code Enforcement Board has the power to issue remedial orders and impose civil fines as a method of enforcing city ordinances when a violation of the ordinance has been classified as a civil offense.

For current board members, click here.
Rental Dwelling Ordinance
Abandoned/Vacant Property Ordinance