Sunday, July 16, 2017

City of Lake Worth news: “A Success Story from the Code Compliance Division”.


“The property located at 731 N. Dixie Highway was cited by the Code Compliance Division of the Community Sustainability Department at the end of March 2017. Violations included:
  • No City of Lake Worth business license.
  • Sale of tires and car wash.
  • Non-permitted structures and fences.
  • Non-permitted signs.
  • Unkempt landscaping.
  • Storage of vehicles.
Within a short amount of time the property was brought into compliance through the cooperative efforts of the owner.
     The Code Compliance Division works in partnership with the community to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. The department will continue to work with business and property owners in an effort to enhance the quality of life in our City.”

To read the article titled, “Code is Moving Forward” by City Manager Michael Bornstein use this link; here’s one excerpt:

“Maintaining community standards through Code Compliance is not an easy process. But it is one that we are committed to and one that we have made great progress in over the past several years. Thanks to new and enforceable laws adopted by the City Commission, the creation of the Code Remediation Fund, and a dedicated staff committed to the improvement of the City, we are working to make things better.”

To contact the City of Lake Worth’s Code Compliance Division:

  • Office located at 1900 2nd Ave. North; open Monday–Friday, 8:00–4:00.
  • Call 561-586-1652 for more information.
  • Email: ccompliance@lakeworth.org

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