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Environmental Enforcement Building - Before and After

Mission Statement


The Environmental Enforcement Division investigates environmental issues in response to complaints filed by citizens about various conditions and activities within their neighborhoods, while also enforcing codes and regulations protecting the environment and quality of life in Escambia County. The division also issues warnings, stop work orders and notices of noncompliance after incidents are processed and investigated thoroughly.

FY 2015-2016 Accomplishments

  • Responded to 8,026 environmental code enforcement complaints.
  • Assisted 16,054 citizens.
  • Completed 300 demolitions and lot abatements.
  • Removed 234 tons of trash and litter.
  • Participated in 18 clean sweeps throughout the county.
  • Removed 460 illegal dump sites.

8,026

Complaints responded to

16,054

Customers assisted

460

Illegal dump sites removed