The City of Colusa is pleased to announce that Deputy Kevin Erdelt has been named as the City of Colusa’s Code Enforcement Officer.
“The Colusa City Police Department has recently taken on the responsibility for the Code Enforcement,” said Colusa City Police Chief, Josh Fitch, “The position was formerly held by the cities building department.”
A retired Sergeant with the Colusa County Sheriff’s Department, Erdelt brings 30+ years of experience to the code enforcement position.
The part-time position of Code Enforcement Officer handles the identification and overseeing the removal of overall blight and building code violations throughout the city.
“It is our goal to ensure compliance and to improve the quality of life and safety of our citizens,” said Fitch.
Fitch commented that the department already receives several complaints a week for overgrown yards, junk accumulation and abandoned vehicles.
“With the department taking on the responsibility of code enforcement, something can be done about the situation,” said Fitch.
Colusa Residents concerned that city codes are not being obeyed may report concerns to the Code Enforcement Office by calling (530) 458-7777 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.