Code Enforcement Division

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The Town of Waxhaw’s Code Enforcement Division is responsible for enforcing property maintenance codes throughout Waxhaw.  These codes ensure owners maintain their property which helps to protect citizens’ health, safety and welfare.  Code Enforcement has a direct impact on preserving the livability and property values of Waxhaw’s neighborhoods by enforcing the following regulations:

Common Code Enforcement Issues


Below are some examples of issues that Code Enforcement is responsible for investigating:

Property Issues        

  • Excessive vegetation and/or weeds
  • Junk motor vehicles
  • Commercial vehicles parked/stored in a residential area
  • Illegal Dumping
  • Trash, debris
  • Dilapidated buildings and/or structures (Minimum Housing Code)
  • Dilapidated or unpermitted accessory buildings


  • Construction work without permits
  • Prohibited Signs
  • Home occupations not allowed in the zoning district
  • Zoning violations
  • Objects in the right-of-way