Maintenance Codes

Maintenance codes

The City of Northfield enforces the International Property Maintenance Code. The maintenance code is designed to ensure the public health, safety, and welfare as it relates to occupancy and maintenance of structures with in the city boundaries. The enforcement policy is based on a complaint driven policy.


The International Property Maintenance Code has requirements for maintenance of the exterior and interior structures, land, and site. The code addresses all properties and lands within the city boundaries.

Report a concern

If there is a concern about a property, please use the online form or contact the building inspection office.

Report a concern online

Please be aware that while the nature of all complaints is considered public information, the name of the complainant is private and not subject to public information. Anonymous complaints will not be investigated.