The position of Code Administrator is vital in order to keep Oberlin a clean, safe and welcoming destination for visitors and citizens alike. I hereby pledge my knowledge and expertise in the field of Code Enforcement to benefit this community by upholding the standards set forth by the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code and the City of Oberlin Codified Ordinances.

As the Code Administrator for the City of Oberlin, I am tasked with;

  • Property and yard maintenance
    issues
  • Fair Housing issues
  • Issues concerning the Americans
    with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Rooming House inspections and
    complaints
  • Public safety complaints
    concerning public areas,
    sidewalks and abandoned
    structures
  • Demolition of blighted structures

Chris Yates

Code Administrator

Contact Information

Phone: (440) 775-7251
Fax: (440) 774-9714
Email:
cyates@cityofoberlin.com

E-mail Chris Yates

Code Administration Information


  • ADA Accessibility Guidelines

    ADA Accessibility Guideline PDF states the most recent ADA new construction building standards. Click here

  • Property Maintenance Complaints

    To submit a property maintenance complaint, please print and submit a completed form via e-mail to Chris Yates or by postal mail to the City of Oberlin Building Department at 89 S Main St., Oberlin, OH 44074. For complaint form, click here

  • Available Funding

    Home Repair Funding Resources. Grants and Loans

  • Rooming House Inspections

    To schedule a Rooming House Inspection, please print and submit a completed form via e-mail to Chris Yates or by postal mail to the City of Oberlin Building Department at 89 S Main St., Oberlin, OH 44074. For rooming house inspection form, click here

Social Equity Information