Property Maintenance

The Property Maintenance Official (PMO) is responsible for the inspection of dwellings and housing facilities to determine they are maintained in a safe and habitable condition in accordance with the provisions of local, village, and state property maintenance codes and laws. Activities are conducted both in the office and at inspection sites and can involve exposure to unsanitary housing conditions.  The PMO investigates complaints and notes compliance with requirements of all applicable codes or issues notices of violation as needed.  In addition, the PMO works with the citizens to ensure compliance by communicating with property owners about the violations and time frames permitted to correct them and by negotiating terms and timeliness to achieve compliance.

Questions about a violation, please contact the Public Works Department at 703-221-3400 x119.  To report a violation, submit the Violation Complaint form or contact the department.