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  1. Inspection Services
  2. Violations and Property Maintenance

Development Services Building

171 N Ross St

  1. Email: webcodes@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-3170
  3. Hours:  M-F: 7:30AM-4:30AM

John Hoar

Inspection Services Director / Building Official

  1. Phone: (334) 501-3176
  2. Email: jhoar@auburnalabama.org

Property Maintenance - International Property Maintenance Code Section 304.3

The owner of the premises shall maintain the structures and exterior property in compliance with these requirements, except as otherwise provided for in this code. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy premises that are not in a sanitary and safe condition and that do not comply with the requirements of this chapter. Occupants of a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit are responsible for keeping in a clean, sanitary and safe condition that part of the dwelling unit, rooming unit, housekeeping unit or premises which they occupy and control.

Rubbish and Garbage - International Property Maintenance Code Section 304.3

  • Exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.
  • Garbage: The animal or vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food.
  • Rubbish: Combustible and noncombustible waste materials, except garbage; the term shall include the residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke and other combustible materials, paper, rags, cartons, boxes, wood, excelsior, rubber, leather, tree branches, yard trimmings, tin cans, metals, mineral matter, glass, crockery and dust and other similar materials.

Motor Vehicles 2015 - International Property Maintenance Code Section 302.8

Except as provided for in other regulations, no inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle shall be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.

  • Exception: A vehicle of any type is permitted to undergo major overhaul, including body work, provided that such work is performed inside a structure or similarly enclosed area designed and approved for such purposes.