The Monessen Code Enforcement Department is responsible for fielding complaints and taking action related to, but not limited to property maintenance violations, building code violations, and zoning issues. They are also responsible for issuing permits, such as occupancy, health, building, pool, fence, etc. If you are opening a business, moving into a home, building new construction, undertaking a construction project of any kind, excavating, or installing a pool, fence or anything of the sort, please call the Code Department before beginning your project, so we can assess your needs, and the requirements related to your project. If you have a code-related complaint that deals with health issues, property maintenance, or any other related code issue, please do not hesitate to contact us, by phone, email, or by using the contact form on the website. You may also stop in, during regular business hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday).
Federal, State, and Local Laws govern the City of Monessen. Monessen’s Mayor and City Council set the city’s local laws (ordinances and resolutions). Online, these local ordinances can be found at the ECode360 site. The site is not always up-to-date with the most recent ordinances and resolutions. If you need clarification on a specific ordinance, please contact Monessen City Hall at 724-684-9000