Code Enforcement

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enforces codes and local ordinances as adopted by the Selma City Council.
  • Receives and record complaints of city code violations from citizens, the Mayor, and city council members.
  • Surveys city neighborhoods to identify unreported code violations.
  • Determines property owners by checking property files, tax rolls, and real estate data.
  • Takes pictures of code violations for record purposes.
  • Informs owners of requirements of city codes and seek voluntary compliance
  • Identifies abandoned/dilapidated houses and overgrown lots.
  • Identifies abandoned vehicles.
  • Identifies litter/dumping area/sites and issues garbage citations.
  • Maintains a list of demolished structures.

Demolition Procedure
Weed Abatement Procedure


City of Selma
Code Enforcement Department
222 Broad Street
PO Box 450
Selma, AL 36702

(334) 874-2106


Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm