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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507
info@oakharbor.org

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Code Enforcement

Development Services - Code Enforcement

This department is responsible for enforcing various chapters of the Oak Harbor Municipal Code  that address public health and safety issues, including regulations related to garbage, construction debris, removal of vegetation, zoning, housing, dangerous buildings, environmental codes for storm water, sewer and solid waste, sidewalk obstructions, yard sale signs outside storage and other public nuisances. 

The City of Oak Harbor enforces the regulations in the City of Oak Harbor Municipal Code, generally through a complaint generated system.

Code Enforcement works in partnership with other City departments and Oak Harbor citizens to develop and implement innovative solutions to complex problems related to health and safety in our community.


Some of the common code enforcement complaints, the responsible department and the contact information are listed below:

 

Abandoned or
Stray Animals

Animal Control

ICOM Dispatch 360 679 9567

Building permit
requirements

Building Division

(360) 279 4510

Decks and Fences

Building Division

(360) 279 4510

Garbage, Trash
and other debris

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

Junk or Abandoned
Vehicles

Police

ICOM Dispatch 360 679 9567

Nuisances

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

Outside Storage

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

Property
Maintenance

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

RV Parking and
occupancy

Police

ICOM Dispatch 360 679 9567

Sidewalk
obstructions

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

Signs

Building Division

(360) 279 4510

Substandard or
dangerous buildings

Building Division

(360) 279 4510

Weeds and Grass

Code Enforcement

(360) 279 4517

Zoning or
Land Use issues

Planning Division 

(360) 279 4510

By bringing violations to our attention, you are helping to protect your property values and the aesthetics of your neighborhood. If you are concerned about any of the preceding, we can help. If a violation has occurred, we will try to resolve it in several ways.

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