Code Enforcement - City Marshal Division

Mission Statement

To enforce the codes of the City of Douglas in order to proteect the health, safety, and welfare of the community; and where violations occur, to work with citizens to achieve compliance through and efficient and fair process.


City Marshal/Code Enforcement duties include enforcement of nuisance violations such as inoperable vehicles, overgrown lots, dilapidated structures, animal control issues, and all local and state laws. Duties also include processing of applications for occupational licenses, alcoholic beverage licenses, motorized cart registrations, and assists the Building Inspections and Permits office and Douglas Fire Department with enforcement of building codes and life safety codes. 

Duties also include assistance with the administration and enforcement of city development regulations and zoning ordinance.


Alcoholic Beverage Licensing

Animal Control

Business License Application (PDF)

Codes and Ordinances 

Junk Cars (PDF)

Motorized Cart Brochure (PDF)

Noise Permit (PDF) - must be received prior to 48 hours of the event.

Sidewalk Cafe/Outdoor Dining Application (PDF)

Special Event Permit (PDF)

Solid Waste Ordinance

ULDC Zoning Map (PDF)

Yard Sales (PDF)

Yard Sale Permits (5)


If a citizen is considering applying for an alcoholic beverage license for their business, there are several qualifications that must be met prior to applying. Link to Code of Ordinances, ALCOHOL LICENSE INFORMATION


Questions about business licenses?  Link here to Business License.

  1. Rodger Goddard

    Marshall/Code Enforcement Officer