The Code Enforcement Division enforces a variety of local ordinances related to the property maintenance and nuisances on all properties in the City. The City of Columbia Code of Ordinances can be found at https://www2.municode.com/library/#!/sc/columbia/codes/code_of_ordinances.

The City has also adopted the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) that can be found viewed online at https://ia800304.us.archive.org/9/items/gov.law.icc.ipmc.2012/icc.ipmc.2012.html