Code Officers enforce codes/ordinances related to property maintenance, zoning, planning, special land use, signs and permits. Code works closely with the Fire Marshall and Police Services.
The Code Enforcement Division is responsible for the inspection and enforcement of residential and commercial properties that violate the DeKalb County Code of Ordinances.
Report a Violation
Call in a complaint: 404-687-3700
Submit a complaint via E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit a complaint online:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1807 Candler Road
Decatur, GA 30032
Frequently Asked Questions
See a list of Code Enforcement most frequently asked questions and their answers by visiting here: https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/beautification/code-enforcement-frequently-asked-questions
The purpose of an Abatement Program is to develop an efficient way to address abandoned or occupied properties in unincorporated DeKalb County that have been left to deteriorate and become eyesores in the community.
To get more information on the Abatement Program, visit their webpage: https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/beautification/abatement-program
Foreclosure Registry and the Vacant Property Registry
The DeKalb County Foreclosure Registry and the Vacant Property Registry were established as a means to protect neighborhoods from becoming blighted through the lack of adequate maintenance and security of properties that are vacant.
To register a foreclosed or vacant property click here: https://registry.myfivepoint.com/dekalb/propregistry/