The Code Enforcement Department of the Village of Sparta is charged with the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare of the community
Code Enforcement Officer
Natalie Davenport has served as the part-time Code Enforcement Officer for the Village of Sparta since August 2019. Natalie is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University.
To provide Sparta residents with the highest quality of service and to uphold and enforce codes and standards established to protect the Public Health, Safety and Welfare of all residents, businesses owners and visitors based upon priorities which are consistent with established standards.
Courtesy and professionalism will serve as guiding principles which will permeate the character of the Code Enforcement Officer, thereby ensuring that our determination to deter blight within the Village is tempered with sensitivity and compassion.
Code enforcement is not only re-active, but also pro-active. Re-active enforcement is complaint based, whereas pro-active enforcement is used as an educational mechanism. Pro-active enforcement is used to educate the public on existing ordinances and ordinances that are frequently violated. The Village actively engages in pro-active enforcement as a way to resolve issues without using punitive measures.
Code Enforcement Documents and Links
Download Code Enforcement documents and links from this file cabinet. Click the drawers to find what you need. If you're looking for something else, please phone Village offices at (616) 887-8251.