(Ch. 2, Sec. 2-246 through 2-263, City Code of Ordinances)
Creation of the Board:
The Code Enforcement Board was created by Ordinance No. 492 and approved by the City Commission on December 28, 1982.
Purpose of the Board:
The Board members hear and decide cases involving alleged violations of certain prescribed City ordinances; set formal hearing date, notifying violators in writing at least 7 days prior; specify remedial action(s) which may result in automatic dismissal of the violation; issue findings of fact and conclusions of law, and an order of compliance; establish fines and liens for non-compliance; record liens and authorize the City Attorney to foreclose if necessary; and execute and deliver satisfaction of lien upon payment.
Membership and Member Qualifications:
Seven regular members and two alternate members, appointed by the City Commission to include whenever possible, an architect, a business person, an engineer, a general contractor, a subcontractor, and a realtor. Members must be residents of Lighthouse Point. Members are appointed to a three-year term and may be reappointed for successive terms; vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term. Members serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for travel, mileage, and other per diem expenses as authorized by the City Commission. The Board elects from its members a Chairman and such other officers as it deems necessary.
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Fletcher Hall in the City Hall complex, 2200 NE 38 Street.
The Code Enforcement Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in Fletcher Hall. All meetings are subject to change.