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Under general supervision of the Planning & Building Services Director, the Code Enforcement Officer
develops and coordinates a program of education and policy compliance to improve conditions on public
and private property. The Code Enforcement Officer enforces the provisions of the Lassen County
zoning, building, health and safety codes and through field inspections and code enforcement.
The major duties of the job include:
• Meet with individuals and groups to educate, listen and respond regarding property use and
• Pursue appropriate compliance procedures if voluntary compliance fails to correct conditions
in violation of law or statue.
• Provide conflict resolution resources to the public and other departments; mediate disputes
over code violations.
• Research, compile and prepare reports and documentation on program activities; analyze
program and develop corrective action.
• Represent Department on committees, at community meetings, before outside organizations
and at staff subcommittees as necessary.
• Conduct civil abatement hearings before the Board of Supervisors as required.
• Answer questions on land use and zoning personally and telephonically.
• Maintain records of findings and corrective actions.
• Prepare status reports as assigned.
• Coordinate code enforcement activities with other Divisions, Departments, and outside
• Assist in the development and revision of zoning code provisions.
• Conduct business license compliance inspections.
• Conduct hearings for revocation of business licenses, when applicable.
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Application:

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 19
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 28

    About Lassen County Planning and Building Services

    Planning and Building Services is a multi-disciplinary department providing a range of planning and development services to citizens, appointed boards, and commissions. Our Department ensures that all development is consistent with State Law, Building Codes, the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Development Code. We work together to protect life and property, while improving quality of life and the environment.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes