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Code Enforcement and Nuisance Abatement Board

Purpose

There is hereby created a code enforcement and nuisance abatement board of Osceola County, Florida, which may exercise the powers as prescribed herein and pursuant to F.S. Ch. 162. The Code Enforcement and Nuisance Abatement Board shall exercise the powers as prescribed herein and pursuant to F. S. Ch 162. The Board shall also have jurisdiction over matters of nuisance abatement and may exercise the powers as prescribed herein and pursuant to F.S. Ch. 893. The board may be abolished by ordinance. Each enforcement board shall have the power to:

  • Adopt rules for the conduct of its hearings.
  • Subpoena alleged violators and witnesses to its hearings.
  • Subpoena evidence to its hearings.
  • Take testimony under oath.
  • Issue orders having the force of law to command whatever steps are necessary to bring a violation into compliance.

Appointments and Qualifications

The Board shall consist of seven (7) members who shall be residents of the County and who shall be appointed based on experience or interest in the subject matter jurisdiction of the board. The membership of the board shall, whenever possible, include:
  • An architect;
  • A businessperson;
  • An engineer;
  • A general contractor;
  • A subcontractor; and
  • A licensed real estate broker or licensed real estate salesperson.

Subject to the preceding requirements for inclusion of certain specialties on the board, each district shall be represented by at least one (1) member. The County Commission may appoint up to two (2) alternate members to serve on the board in the absence of regular members.

Term Limits

Three years

Meeting Frequency, Time and Location

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, in the Commission Chambers (4th Floor), 1 Courthouse Square, Kissimmee, FL, 34741. Meeting dates and location are subject to change.

Citizens are welcome to apply at any time, however applications are only considered when there is a vacancy.

View a List of the Current Advisory
Board Vacancies Here

Committee Contact Information

Heather Muñoz
Code Enforcement
407-742-0400
Heather.Munoz@osceola.org