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Code Enforcement

1410 24th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 868-5718

Email: CodeEnforcement@gulfport-ms.gov

[ Common Code Violations ] - [ Frequently Asked Questions ] - [ I Have a Code Violation ] - [ Bid Packages ]

What is Code Enforcement?

Code Enforcement is a service provided by the city of Gulfport to ensure compliance with state laws, city ordinances, and zoning regulations.

  • Codes/Ordinances
  • State Law 21-19-11
  • City Ordinances
  • International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
  • Ordinance 2812, Amendment to the IPMC
  • Planning & Zoning Ordinances
  • Tree Ordinances
  • Sign Ordinances

Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide for the public health, safety and welfare of our community through the education of our citizens, ensuring compliance with our codes and ordinances, and abatement activities. Code Enforcement strongly emphasizes voluntary compliance in order to enhance the quality of life and civic pride of our city.

Our Goals

  1. Prompt, Professional and Courteous Service.
  2. Promote the public health and safety of our City.
  3. Enhance the Quality of Life in our City.
  4. To achieve Voluntary Compliance.

Our Process

If I have Property Maintenance Concerns, How do I report the code violation?

A complaint is typically submitted by one of the following methods:

  1. Contact the City of Gulfport’s 311 System
    Just dial 311. You will be asked questions such as your name, address, phone number, type of violation, and the address of the violation.
    You can also submit a customer service request by filling out this online form which goes directly to the 311 group.
    Note: Your complaint will be submitted to the proper Department and will be tracked to completion.
    Note: If you are outside of the city, please dial (228) 868-5700.
  2. Telephone
    Dial (228) 868-5718 to contact the Code Office.
  3. Submit a Complaint Form
    Click here for a copy of the form. Complete and send via email or by regular mail.
    1. Email Complaint to the Code Enforcement Department (CodeEnforcement@gulfport-ms.gov).
    2. Complete the form and press send or send it via mail to:
      Code Enforcement
      1410 24th Avenue
      Gulfport, MS 39501
  4. Staff Generated Complaint
    Code Enforcement generates complaints as part of the normal workday.

Note: In response to complaints, a Code Enforcement Officer will typically visit the site within 24 hrs to confirm a code violation exists and to start the process of resolving the complaint.

Bid Packages

Click here to visit our Code Enforcement bid package page for contractors.


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