Community Standards

We have compiled a list of frequently asked Community Standards questions. Please review and contact us via email or call 561-742-6120  if you have further questions or require clarification.  Click here to report a violation online.

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Community Standards is also commonly referred to as Code Compliance or Code Enforcement and are responsible for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the community through education and enforcement of city standards / codes are being adhered to.

 Take prompt action to correct the violation(s).  If you are not sure what needs to be corrected, or if you need additional time, it is important that you call the Community Standards Specialist to discuss your issues.

 If the violation(s) is not corrected, you will be issued a Notice of Violation requiring additional time to correct the violation(s).  After a re-inspection of the property and if compliance has not been achieved, you will be served with a Notice of Hearing requiring your appearance before the Special Magistrate.  The Special Magistrate can levy fines of up to $1,000.00 per day if the violation still exists.  It is very important to contact the Community Standards Specialist assigned to the case before the case proceeds to this point.

The Special Magistrate will issue an Order based upon the testimony provided at the hearing and will direct that the violation(s) be corrected within a specified period of time.  Fines and liens may be placed against a property as a result of any enforcement action, whether or not the property owner is present at the hearing.

 Yes. The costs Community Standards incurred in the prosecution of a case may be assessed against the property owner at the hearing.  A lien will be recorded if the costs are not paid within the time frame given by the Magistrate.  The Special Magistrate will certify Actual per day fines if the violation(s) is not corrected by the time specified in the Order.  These per day fines will continue to accrue until a violation is corrected and Community Standards is notified of the correction.

 No. The lien will attach to all properties owned by the property owner in Palm Beach County.

 Yes.  Pursuant to Florida Statute Chapter 162, an appeal of a decision by the Special Magistrate must be filed to the Circuit Court within 30 days of the date of the Order.

 No. Based on Florida Statute Chapter 162, an appeal is only to the Circuit Court.

Yes.  Florida Statute Chapter 162 provides that liens, which remain unpaid for a period of 3 months, may be foreclosed upon by the City.