Albany Code Enforcement Department  




Phone Number: (229) 438-3913
Fax Number: (229) 431-3253
Location: 240 Pine Ave, Suite, 300, Albany, GA 31701
Mail: P.O. Box 447, Albany, GA 31702

Office Hours:  8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) Note: We close for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Phones are placed on voicemail during that time.

Announcement:  Albany Code Enforcement Department Director Michael D. Tilson retired from the City of Albany on February 13, 2015.  

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Code Enforcement Division Chiefs

The Albany Code Enforcement Department is responsible for the general health, safety and welfare of the community within the boundaries of the City of Albany and Dougherty County as they relate to businesses, construction, occupancy and maintenance of buildings, structures and property.  The Department is a law enforcement agency and as such, is comprised of certified law enforcement officers and civilian inspectors, in addition to the civilian support employees.  The Department is comprised of two divisions, with 17 full-time and 2 part-time employees.  The Administration/ Enforcement Division’s primary duties include the prevention, identification, correction or abatement of violations of all applicable laws, codes and ordinances.  The Services Division is primarily responsible for investigating and regulating all of the businesses that have an alcohol license and/or occupation tax certificate (formerly known as business licenses). Other duties include taxi enforcement, sign enforcement, training to area merchants to help prevent the sale of alcohol to underage people and administering the false alarm reduction program.  This Division is also responsible for security of the Municipal Court, and the delivery of summons & serving warrants issued by that court.  Serving warrants includes finding and arresting people with bench or other warrants.

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