code enforcement

Aug 24, 2017

Building With our Veterans recognized for innovation

Building With Our Veterans, Code Enforcement’s employment training program that recruits, trains and hires eligible veterans to become code officials, has been recognized by national and state agencies as an […]

Oct 11, 2016

Code inspectors to help in Eastern NC

Mecklenburg County is sending as many as five code officials to Eastern North Carolina for help with cleanup from Hurricane Matthew. The county workers will be helping with code inspections […]

Sep 27, 2016

County expedites building-repair permits

Property owners looking to make emergency repairs to buildings damaged during last week’s protests in Mecklenburg County can contact Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement to have their permitting process expedited. The […]

Aug 1, 2016

The new enforcer: Patrick Granson will take code enforcement helm after Bartl’s retirement

When Jim Bartl announced his retirement as director of the Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency’s Code Enforcement Division, officials launched a nationwide search to find his replacement. […]

Jun 23, 2016

Code Enforcement completes inspector realignments

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement is completing its year-long rollout of inspector teams devoted to either commercial or residential projects, part of an effort to boost customer service. The realignment, which […]

Feb 3, 2016

Improvements to permitting, inspection processes moving forward

Mecklenburg County has laid the foundation for a better building process, moving forward with several steps to address concerns from contractors and others about permitting and inspections, county commissioners were […]

Oct 16, 2015

Code Enforcement to move in January

A renovated building that Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement and other government services will move into is scheduled to open Jan. 4. Code Enforcement and the Land Use and Environmental Services […]

Feb 23, 2015

BOCC split on code enforcement improvement efforts

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County code enforcement department updated the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting Thursday night on efforts to address inspection and permitting process problems, but some […]

Dec 11, 2014

Mecklenburg County unveils new website

Mecklenburg County has revamped its website, including the Code Enforcement Department’s website, The county indicated that while there are many new features and functions, users may experience periodic outages, […]

Jun 9, 2014

Commercial Confidential: CMPD Eastway Division

CHARLOTTE – Before the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department opened its new Eastway Division headquarters on Central Avenue, police in the East Side precinct were working out of a strip mall. […]

Mar 10, 2014

Meck County manager’s review of Code Enforcement takes new steps

CHARLOTTE –Mecklenburg County manager Dena Diorio is hiring a consultant to assist in her office’s review of county code enforcement’s operations and quality-control systems. That was one of four developments […]

Jul 30, 2012

From muddle to model

No matter how hard they squint at traditional building plans, the Mecklenburg County code inspectors are bound to miss something. The problems often don’t show up until the inspector walks through after construction is finished. Jim Bartl says he thinks there is a better way.

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