The Lincoln City Police Department maintains a full time Code Enforcement Officer position. 

The goal of Code Enforcement is to gain voluntary compliance with the Lincoln City Municipal Code in order to maintain property values, protect health and safety of the community and to promote an aesthetically pleasing environment.

As a sworn member of the department, the Code Enforcement Officer is empowered through the Lincoln City Municipal Code to enforce violations of any Lincoln City ordinance designated as a civil infraction. 

The Code Enforcement Officer shares many of the same duties as the Uniformed Patrol Section. They are tasked with receiving and investigating complaints regarding alleged violations of the Municipal Code and Zoning Ordinances such as property maintenance violations, private property parking violations, zoning violations, licensing and permit compliance issues, sign codes, etc.

Code Enforcement also documents their investigations, takes enforcement action when necessary, provides testimony in court, and follows up on cases to ensure compliance.

Additionally the Code Enforcement Officer assists other City Departments and Divisions in gaining compliance with the City of Lincoln City Municipal Code and Zoning Ordinances.

Click HERE to download the form needed by the City to initiate a code enforcement action.

Craig Grabenhorst
Code Enforcement Officer
 

Lincoln City Police Department
1503 SE East Devils Lake Rd
Lincoln City, OR 97367
 

Tele:  541-994-1454
Fax:  541-996-1250
 

Email: cgrabenhorst@lincolncity.org