Code Enforcement

Provides proper enforcement of the City Ordinances.

Job Opening: Code Enforcement Officer

The City of Marion will be accepting applications through Friday, June 2nd, 2017 for the following position:

The City of Marion is seeking an energetic, self-starting individual for a full-time Code Enforcement Officer.

Job responsibilities: Responsible for the enforcement of City codes and ordinances; conducts investigations and makes reports for code violations; performs other duties assigned by the Building Commissioner.

City Protects Local Charities by Eliminating “Donation Dumpsters” in Time for Giving Season; Model Shared with All Indiana Counties

MARION, IN: (Nov. 29th, 2016) – At least 22 donation bins that once sat in random parking lots throughout Marion are no longer found nor allowed, thanks to initiatives taken by the Community Foundation of Grant County and the City of Marion.

City Battles Blight with Neighborhood Blitzes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: City Battles Blight with Neighborhood Blitzes

MARION, IN: (July 29th, 2016) – The City of Marion Code Enforcement Department, Citywide Maintenance Department and the Grant County Sheriff’s Inmate Work Crew are again joining forces to conduct what they call neighborhood blitzes in addition to carrying out demolitions to battle blight.

One was conducted this week on two vacant properties in the 1800 block of South Branson Street. The collaborative team hopes to continue the blitzes in order to reduce blight and create safer, cleaner neighborhoods.

Top Code Violations

  • High Weeds/Grass:
    Grass and weeds are to be maintained at a height of 9 inches of less at all times.
  • Abandoned/Inoperable Vehicles:
    A vehicle that is inoperable, wrecked, dismantled, not licensed, or in a state of disrepair is considered abandoned or inoperable. On private property you have 20 days to correct the violation and 3 days on public property.
  • Trash/Debris:
    Trash, garbage, junk, and furniture stored or left on the exterior of properties is considered a violation.
  • Solid Waste:

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Abandoned/Inoperable Vehicles: The City of Marion has adopted a City Ordinance regarding abandoned vehicles and we also enforce the State of Indiana Statute regarding abandoned vehicles.

Abandoned/Inoperable Vehicles

Abandoned/Inoperable Vehicles

The City of Marion has adopted a City Ordinance regarding abandoned vehicles and we also enforce the State of Indiana Statute regarding abandoned vehicles.

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