Code Enforcement

Overview

The City of Lawrenceville's Code Enforcement effort is assigned to the Planning and Development Department. The objective is to gain compliance with the cooperation of the property owners, occupants, or agents. Code Enforcement investigates and resolves violations of the:

  • City Code
  • Zoning Ordinance
  • Property Maintenance Ordinance

Standards

All property owners and occupants are responsible for maintaining their properties in accordance with certain standards. These standards are designed to protect the environment and maintain the appearance and property values within the City of Lawrenceville. Review the Property Maintenance Ordinance for detailed information.

  1. Homeowner Tips
  2. Types of Violations
  3. Code Violation Process

Code Enforcement Friendly Reminders

  • Gutters should be cleaned
    • debris should be disposed of by your sanitation company
  • Pressure wash mold and mildew from building exteriors
    • including front entry stoops, driveways, and walkways
  • Check fences and decks for needed repairs, replacement, or staining
  • Replace, repair, or paint shutters for a uniform look
  • Perform routine maintenance on exterior paint to help with expensive repairs later
  • Check home for wood rot and making repairs as needed
  • Mow and maintain lawns, trees, and shrubs
  • Perform routine spring landscaping
    • Please bag and dispose of yard debris through your sanitation company.

Reporting Violations

Due to the volume of calls received regarding violations, the Code Enforcement Office will not return calls.  Please leave a message and a case will be created and the complaint investigated. 

View Violation Counts

View the current code enforcement violation counts using the online Code Enforcement Dashboard. Visitors of the site can view:

  • total number of open and closed violations
  • cases pending court action
  • cases by violation type, district, location, and date range