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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Code Compliance

The Code Compliance Section of the Planning & Zoning Division investigates reports of possible code violations such as:

  • Junk-like conditions
  • Abandoned motor vehicles (on private property)
  • Abandoned watercraft
  • Tall grass (except on vacant lots which is not a violation)
  • Setback requirements
  • Permit requirements
  • Landscape inspections (commercial and residential)
  • Sign inspections
  • Commercial Changes of Occupancy

Report a Code, Licensing or Building Code Violation

Option 1: Report a violation online with the Citizen Access Portal. Instructions are found here How to Report or Track a Code Violation Online.

Option 2: Call 941.743.1201 and a customer service specialist will submit the information.

Option 3: Send an email to Please be aware that county email is subject to Florida's Open Records law and therefore your complaint would not necessarily be anonymous.

Illegal Dumping

Report illegal dumpting online at Illegal Dumping or by phone to the Solid Waste Divison of Public Works 1.866.Y.DUMP.CC or 866.938.6722.

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