Law Enforcement Services

In the case of an emergency please call 911.

If this is a currently occurring law enforcement issue please call Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line at (727) 582-6200.

Code Complaint Form – To make a code-related complaint, please call the deputies at (727) 391-9951 x 295 or submit via email. If recording a voicemail please be sure to speak clearly and include your name, address, and phone number.

Deputy Shannon Roxby

Community Policing/Code Enforcement

Deputy Cory Snyder

Community Policing/Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement/Community Policing

The City of Madeira Beach Code Enforcement Department is composed of its Community Policing deputies, contracted from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The deputies perform a variety of field and office work in support of the City’s local code enforcement program. They enforce compliance with the City regulations and ordinances including those pertaining to, chronic nuisance properties, short term rentals, health and safety, graffiti, and other matters of public concern. They also collect evidence and supporting documents for Special Magistrate Hearings on Code Enforcement Violations.

In addition to their responsibilities pertaining to Code Enforcement, the deputies are responsible for community policing. The deputies identify problems, establish goals, define strategies, and mutual problem solving within the community. They also provide evidence and supporting documents for Special Magistrate Hearings that deal with Chronic Nuisance Violations.

Agendas for Special Magistrate – Code Enforcement Hearings can be found on the Agendas page.

Forms & Documents

Madeira Beach Code of Ordinances

Common Violations

42-32 “Leave No Trace”: Any unattended tent or property left on the Public Beach at night shall be deemed discarded by the owners and become the property of the City of Madeira Beach and may be removed and disposed of by the appropriate authority. All holes on the beach are to be filled in the same day they are created.

14-68 Grass / Landscape: Private property and rights-of-way shall be maintained with a herbaceous layer of sod, a ground cover material or organic mulch. Sod shall be maintained at a maximum overall height of six inches or less; other ground cover material shall be maintained at an overall height not to exceed 12 inches.

10-5 Animals on Public Beaches: It shall be unlawful for any dog, cat, other animal or reptile allowed by this chapter, whether running at large, on a leash, or being carried, to be on any public beach within the city.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a Code Enforcement Hearing?

A: The Board of Commissioners appoints a Special Magistrate to review and take action on code cases. The Special Magistrate has the authority to impose administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties to enforce Codes and Ordinances. Meetings are at City Hall on the second Wednesday of each month when there are cases to be heard.

Additional Helpful Links from Pinellas County

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Website

See, Click, Fix – Report any issues or problems in your community through this interactive tool from Pinellas County.

Crime Viewer – Follow reported crimes near your address.