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Code Enforcement Division


The mission of the Code Enforcement Division is to provide minimum standards on existing

units to safeguard life and limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling

the occupancy level and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the City of

Ponca City.




Code Enforcement Function

The function of the Code Enforcement Division is to enforce the maintenance codes to ensure properties are decent, safe and sanitary. Property owners are required to maintain their residences to provide aesthetic and safe surroundings to themselves and their neighbors. The exterior of the structures are to be maintained in a sound condition to prevent further deterioration or an appearance that will cause devaluation of adjacent properties. Windows and doors must be free of broken glass, torn screens and maintained in good condition. Wall surfaces should be painted or covered with siding. The administrative officer designated to carry out the duties of the governing body, in regards to dilapidated buildings is the Municipal Judge.
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