David Fortman, Code Enforcement Officer
Curry County Administrative Annex
94235 Moore Street, Suite 122
Gold Beach , OR 97444
Office: (541) 247.3204
Cell: (541) 373.7152
The Code Enforcement Officer operates out of the Board of Commissioners Office and reports to the Director of Operations. This position requires the majority of time be spent in the field.
Our Mission is to assure the safety of our communities and properties; to promote the quality of life of our communities, through investigation of complaints, education, abatement collaboration and enforcement of County Ordinances.
Code Enforcement investigates all valid complaints in an order determined by greatest health and safety risk. Complaints alleging hazardous conditions are investigated first. The Code Enforcement Unit serves the unincorporated communities of Curry County.
Areas of Concern:
Crimes, criminal activity and all emergencies are the responsibility of the Sheriff’s Office. Please report such complaints by calling 9-1-1 or 541-247-3242. Violations within the city limits of Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford should be addressed to those jurisdictions.
Environment and Health:
Enforcement of Article Six of Curry County Ordinances, which includes solid waste matters, offensive odors, abandoned properties, abandoned vehicles on private properties, Noise Nuisance Ordinance, littering and property safety concerns.
Zoning and Building Codes:
Enforcement of Zoning and Building Codes including non-permitted structures; non-permitted activities; illegal camping or residences on private property; grading violations; health and safety issues.
Community Safety Concerns:
Safety concerns include unsafe/uninhabitable structures; assisting of Local Fire Districts with burn permit enforcement; burn barrel enforcement; fire hazard abatement and issues involving improper hazardous material storage issues.
Abandoned vehicles on county roads; illegal trash dumping; non-permitted grading issues.
Animal Control and Protection:
Dog Control Regulations, Nuisance Animal Ordinance. (Code Enforcement focuses upon chronic violations and issues. Emergent issues should be referred to Sheriff’s Department.)
Assistance To Other Agencies:
Code Enforcement responds to requests for assistance from all Curry County agencies, other districts and various Oregon state agencies as needed.
To Report An Issue Or To File A Complaint:
Submissions of reports/complaints can be made by mailing or delivering the form to the address above, or emailing the form to: CodeEnforcement@co.curry.or.us
Acknowledgement of reports/complaints are normally processed within three business days. Investigation of complaints are based upon priorities such as safety concerns.