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Program Description

  Housing Code Enforcement

This program enforces Chapter 26 of the County Code, Housing Maintenance, by inspecting rental condominiums, multi-family apartments, and single-family housing to ensure safe and sanitary conditions; Chapter 48, Solid Wastes; and Chapter 58, Weeds, the County's residential weeds and rubbish codes. Approximately 80 percent of the single-family inspections result from tenant and/or neighbor complaints; other inspections are the result of concentrated code enforcement efforts in specific areas. The multi-family inspections are based on a requirement for triennial inspections and in response to tenant and/or neighbor complaints. This program is supported by the collection of single-family and apartment/condominium licensing fees.

Program Contacts

Contact Pofen Salem of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs at 240.777.3728 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of Housing Code Enforcement inspections 28,253 27,03130,00030,90031,827
Housing Code Enforcement Program Customer Service - Number of MC311 Service Requests 1 6,888 6,4286,6216,8197,.024
Housing Code Enforcement Program Customer Service - Percent of MC311 Service Requests meeting service length agreement61.5%74.3%76.5%78.8%81.2%
Code Enforcement - Number of violations per unit1.641.671.671.671.67
Code Enforcement - Average severity of violations per unit

Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved459539038.50
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1728580.00
FY23 Approved476824838.50