GUIDANCE FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

This Guidance responds to questions raised by Code Enforcement Personnel regarding whether building departments should remain open and operating during the COVID-19 public health emergency. This Guidance also provides helpful information for Code Enforcement Officials regarding the recently issued Executive Orders. In this Guidance, the term “Code Enforcement Personnel” includes any person responsible for administering and enforcing the Uniform Code and Energy Code, including but not limited to certified code enforcement officials and building safety inspectors of local building departments, as well as code coordinators and code compliance managers working in State agencies. Click here to continue reading.