Code Compliance


Code Compliance is dedicated to preserving a safe, clean, friendly community for all our citizens. We are committed to working with the public on compliance of City codes through education, awareness, and enforcement.

Code enforcement is a critical component to maintaining the health, safety, and vitality of the City of Sequim. 

We are complaint driven, which means we investigate once we are made aware of a potential violation.

If you need to report a violation or concern, please complete a Request for Code Compliance Action and email it to

  • A valid complaint must include the reporter's full name and contact information.
  • This form is only monitored Monday - Friday during regular business hours.

Our Code Compliance Officer working out of the Police Department typically enforces the following: 

  • Animal Control
  • Junk Accumulation
  • Junk Vehicles
  • Nuisances
  • Graffiti

Our land use/building code compliance working out of the Community Development Department typically enforces the following:

  • Overgrown vegetation
  • Sign code violations
  • Building Code violations
  • Zoning Code violations

Issues we do not enforce: 

  • Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Covenants, subdivisions, and short plats
  • Air quality, smoke complaints
  • Garbage service complaints

For any questions, or to submit a concern, please email us at