Village of Elsie


Code Enforcement

The Village of Elsie’s code enforcement department handles code enforcement efforts within the Village limits. The mission of code enforcement is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of The Village of Elsie. residents by promoting safe, healthy, and sanitary housing through education and enforcement of property maintenance, zoning, nuisance, and rental inspection codes. Code enforcement further benefits the community by protecting property values through the elimination of blight such as trash, vacant structures, dilapidated buildings, junk cars, and tall grass.

Code enforcement efforts are initiated primarily on a complaint basis. Shane Grinnell is the Villages Code Enforcement Official. As such, he receives all complaints, determines if a code violation has occurred, and, in concert with other Village departments, initiates efforts to remedy the situation.

Code enforcement complaints can be submitted by calling 989-862-4273 ext 7, 24-hours a day, 7 days per week, or by filling out an online complaint form at For more information regarding the rules governing code enforcement please explore the References links on our website.