Code Enforcement Board & Special Magistrate


  • 6:30 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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The Code Enforcement Board consists of 9 board members (7 regular and 2 alternates) who are appointed by the City Commission for a 3 year term. 
Board Member
Term Expires
Karl Albertson April 2024
Dr. Malcolm B. Black September 2023
Dennis Buchta September 2023
Debon L. Campbell II April 2024
Vacant (Alt) April 2024
Debbie Loparo April 2025
Randall Pierce September 2023
Vacant (Alt.) August 2024
Dawn Whittenberg  August 2024


Applicants must be a resident of the City of Oakland Park. Florida Statute 162.05 recommends that the applicant possess a background in architecture, engineering, general contracting, sub-contracting, or real estate.


  • Promote, protect, and improve the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Oakland Park by providing an equitable, expeditious, effective and inexpensive method of enforcing the technical laws and Codes of the City.
  • Hold hearings and decide cases in which violations are alleged.
  • Access fines against violators of the City of Oakland Park codes and ordinances.


The authority of the Code Enforcement Board and Special Magistrate is outlined in Ordinance Section 24-234.