We often refer to code enforcement officials as silent defenders—because they rarely receive recognition for their efforts. Code enforcement officials are on the front line of public safety, making sure the buildings we live, work, play and send our children to school in are safe.

Read the Stories. Here are stories of how code officials help to save lives.

Building Official Keeps Sebring Homes Safe. Read more.

Code compliance saves business. Read more.

Corrected code violation makes difference between life, death for three. Read more.

Inspector discovers carbon monoxide leak, saves children. Read more.

We Checked It Out: Company removed hazardous chemicals. Read more.

Share your Experience. Do you have a story about how building safety and fire prevention codes have helped to save lives or property in your community? Tell us your experience. We love to hear when codes make a positive impact on public safety.