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Administrative Inspection Warrants

Reference Number: MTAS-1081
Reviewed Date: 12/21/2021

Administrative inspection warrants are valuable tools for city code enforcement. This process is used when a property owner refuses permission to inspect premises suspected of being in violation of building codes and property maintenance codes adopted by a city. The administrative inspection warrant process is controlled by state law found at T.C.A. § 68-120-117.