The Code Enforcement Board shall have the purpose of conducting hearings relating to the enforcement of the City of Venice Municipal Codes. The Board has the authority and jurisdiction to consider and enter enforcement orders and impose civil fines. The proceedings before the Code Enforcement Board are Quasi-Judicial and are Civil in nature.
At the conclusion of each hearing the Code Enforcement Board will issue findings of fact, based on evidence of record, and conclusions of law, and will issue an order affording the proper relief consistent with the powers granted in the division.
The Code Enforcement Board is composed of the following seven members and one liaison:
- Patrick J. Reilly
- Jon Preiksat
- Robert Young (Chairman)
- Judith Keeler (Vice Chair)
- Ernest Booker
- Nick Flerlage
- Greg Novak
- Nick Pachota (Council Liaison)
How often does the Code Enforcement Board meet?The Code Enforcement Board attempts to convene no less than once every two months, but it may meet more or less often as the demand necessitates. The Board convenes upon request of a Code Enforcement Officer and/or at such times as may be necessary.
What powers do the Code Enforcement Board have?The Code Enforcement Board has the power to adopt rules for the conduct of the hearings; subpoena alleged violators and witnesses; subpoena evidence, records, surveys, plats and other material as needed; and take testimony under oath.
How many members are on the Code Enforcement Board?There are seven members on the Board. All of whom are City of Venice residents.