The Code Enforcement Section advises the city/parish departments, Metropolitan Council, and the Office of the Mayor-President, on city/parish-wide code enforcement issues. The Section advises on issues related to:
Building code violations
Enforcement of other cities/parish ordinances
Attorneys in the section enforce the Code of Ordinances, the Unified Development Code, and the International Building code through legal actions brought in Blight Court and/or the 19th Judicial District Court.
The Section also advises the following agencies on legal matters relating to their functions: