The Code Enforcement Department is responsible for addressing nuisance and property maintenance concerns to provide a safe and healthy environment for the community. The main goal of this division is to resolve violations to reduce neighborhood deterioration, sustain property values and create healthy safe community. Through the efforts of our Code Enforcement Officer, the City of El Dorado hopes to gain willing compliance, encourage citizen participation and stimulate cooperation towards maintaining their property.
It is unlawful for any person to maintain or permit any nuisance within the city. A nuisance is defined as any act, omission, or condition which endangers life, health, or property, or is offensive to the senses, or interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property. This includes but not be limited to the following:
• Accumulation of garbage, rubbish, junk or other materials which create an unsightly appearance.
• Any place or structure or substance which emits or which emits or causes any offensive, disagreeable or nauseous odors.
• Noxious weeds and rank growth.
• All articles or things caused, kept, maintained or permitted by any person to the injury, annoyance or inconvenience of the public or of any neighborhood.