- What is code enforcement?
Code enforcement enforces regulations within the Island County Code, through a complaint-generated system. To include:
- Building without permits
- Critical areas violations
- Junk vehicles
- Can I file an anonymous complaint?
Yes, please see the complaint form.
- Does Island County patrol / survey for violations in the County?
Island County conducts code enforcement through a complaint-generated system only.
- How do I file a complaint?
To request an investigation please fill out the electronic form. When you hit submit, our code enforcement officers will automatically be notified.
Complaint Investigation Request Form
Please note: Planning Community Development will only accept complaints through the above form. Verbal complaints will not be investigated until the form is completed.
- Are there other options?
Mediation can be a good alternative when conflicts with neighbors arise over code violations.
What is mediation? Mediation is a voluntary process in which people in dispute meet with a neutral third party who guides them through a structured and confidential negotiation.
Volunteers of America provides free low-cost mediation services and training to Island County Residents. Contact them for more information at 800-280-4770.