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 AlbertsonApril 2024
Dr. Malcolm B. BlackSeptember 2026
Dennis BuchtaSeptember 2026
Debon L. Campbell IIApril 2024
Vacant (Alt)September 2026
Debbie LoparoApril 2025
Randall PierceSeptember 2026
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.