Submit a Complaint

Need to submit a code complaint, property maintenance violation, or other complaints?

Use the request tracker link below.  All complaints will be compiled and added to in-house tracking software to be addressed by a codes inspector. 

If you have submitted a complaint and want to follow up, call the Community Development & Planning Department at (615) 382-2200,

  1. Property Maintenance Regulations
  2. Unsafe Buildings

Maintenance Regulations

The Community Development Department also enforces property maintenance regulations pertaining to health and sanitation. The department inspects and enforces code violation issues pertaining to:

  • Automobiles remaining unmoved, inoperable, and unlicensed for a period of 30 days or more
  • Dead animals
  • High grass
  • The location or parking of house trailers and portable buildings
  • Smoke, soot, cinders, noxious fumes, or gases
  • Stagnant water
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Weeds and rubbish

The City of Springfield Water / Wastewater, Electric, and Gas Departments will not sell or furnish any electricity, water or gas to the owners or occupants of any premises which have been declared a public nuisance and unfit for human habitation by the Community Development Department.

Property maintenance regulations pertaining to health and sanitation can be accessed by viewing the Springfield Municipal Code (PDF) Title 13, "Property Maintenance Regulations".