Job Opening

Inspector I Code Enforcement/Rental



Community & Economic Development


Ferndale City Hall, 300 E 9 Mile Rd Ferndale MI 48220

Salary Range

$17.72 to 19.54

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Full Time


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To perform code enforcement work involving the external environmental and physical condition of buildings and sites. To ensure compliance with established standards and ordinances, codes, rules and regulations; to prepare correspondence, records and reports, and to perform related work as required.


  • Inform and advise homeowners and tenants regarding ordinances while in the field and take the necessary action to enforce codes and ordinances.
  • Inspect and investigate substandard housing and nuisance violations involving unlicensed and inoperable vehicles, trash and debris, and other environmental problems; and initiate action as prescribed by codes and ordinances.
  • Seasonal enforcement of tall grass and snow removal.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions to substantiate violations and testify in court when required.
  • Advise property owners and tenants of code violations through direct contact when possible to seek voluntary code compliance. Prepare written violation notices and mail when necessary.
  • Issue corrective and Emergency Orders with concurrence by the CED Director or City Manager to ensure compliance.

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