Town of Loxahatchee Groves Code Compliance
Our Code Compliance Team is here to handle any possible zoning or code violations or concerns you may have. If you have a question or an issue you would like us to look into, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to Preserve Our Rural Lifestyle!
At the directions of the Town Council, Code Compliance Services for the Town are on a reactive basis only. What this means is the Code Compliance Officer does not self-inititate cases or proactively patrol the Town, unless the violation is a hazard and concern to the life, health, safety, and/or welfare of the Community. Any person found to be in violation on a developed property is issued a Courtesy Correction Notice, with a set number of days the person has to correct the violation without being issued a citation. If a citation is required to be issued, due to non-compliance, the person is given additional days to correct the violation. The Code Compliance Officer strives to work with the residents and property owners, and assist with information that can help the property owner voluntarily come into compliance, which is the primary goal of the Code Compliance Team. Should the property owner not agree with the violation as cited or not correct the violation within the time prescribed, they would be scheduled to appear in front of a Special Magistrate. The Magistrate would render a decision on the violation and may issue an order specifying a final compliance date and any penalties that may be imposed. You can read further on this process below.
Code Compliance services are provided by Tew & Taylor, Inc. (Wellington)
Code Compliance Contact Information:
► To file a Citizen Complaint: (all complaints must be filed in person, and in writting at the Town Office) The Town Office no longer accepts complaints over the phone. For your convenience, click Here for the "Code Compliance - Affidavit of Complaint". This is a fillable form which can be printed out & brought to the Town Office for verifying signature(s). We WILL NOT accept forms that are NOT signed in front of a town staff member.
Please note that all complaints are public record. The Town will not accept anonymous complaints.
► For Special Magistrate process information (click here)
► For Code Compliance Flow Chart information (click here)
► The Town of Loxahatchee Groves has adopted it's own Unified Land Development Code in November 2010. (Please click here to view the ULDC for the Town of Loxahatchee Groves)
Special Magistrate Hearings: