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Code Enforcement

The City of Lake Elmo’s code enforcement division’s primary goal is to ensure the community remains safe, healthy and a beautiful place to live and visit. Code enforcement staff is responsible for the implementation of many sections of the city's code of ordinances. Ordinances are local laws which exist to promote community standards and safeguard the quality of life for our residents and visitors. To view the City of Lake Elmo’s Municipal code please click here.

To submit a formal complaint online, please click here.

In many instances, residents are simply unaware of the city code requirements and correct the situation immediately. It is the goal of the City to work with residents to achieve abatement of violations. If you have any questions or concerns regarding code enforcement please contact the planning department - Planning Assistant here.

Code Enforcement Brochure