Panhandle Association of Code Enforcement


Cecilia James, President

Phone:  850-248-8290

PAOCE Membership Application 2019

reduced PAOCE

The Panhandle Association of Code Enforcement (PAOCE) serves Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf and Liberty Counties.   Membership in PAOCE provides you with the opportunity to earn continuing education hours for recertification close to home.

Membership Renewal Due

It's time to renew your membership for 2020.  Memberships run from January through December of each calendar year.  Please submit your PAOCE 2020 Membership Application today.

Next Meeting:

WHEN:  January 22, 2020 from 10am - 3pm   (lunch provided)

WHERE:  Bay County Government Building, 840 W 11th Street, 3rd floor

TOPIC:    Officer Elections,  Samaritans Purse, and Fire Code Requirements for Vacation Rentals.

SPEAKER:  Bay County Fire Safety Inspector Cory Welch

RSVP:   Please RSVP for lunch


PAOCE Supports Hurricane Michael Relief

At the annual meeting on January 16, 2019, our PAOCE membership presented a donation to the United Way of Northwest Florida’s Hurricane Michael Relief and Disaster Fund. Not only were our citizens and communities deeply affected, many of our members experienced heavy losses as well. 100% of all donations will be applied to LOCAL relief efforts in the Northwest Florida area.

Previous Meetings/Trainings:

October 16, 2019 - Adult Services / Homestead Fraud

April 17, 2019 - Drug Identification, Awareness and Field Observation

January 16, 2019 - Hurricane Michael Impacts and Needs

October 2018 - Cancelled due to Hurricane Michael

July 18, 2018 - Active Shooter

January 17, 2018 - Annual Meeting; Veteran and Homeless Assistance; Department of Transportation Issues

October 18, 2017 - Hurricane Preparedness

August 15, 2017 - Turtle Lighting Training

July 19, 2017 - Active Shooter Preparedness

April 19, 2017 - Training presented by DEP and CSX

January 18, 2017 - ELECTIONS & Code Enforcement Legal Issues Part II including adverse possessions, interests of ownership and towing vehicles

August 2016 - Legal issues regarding entering properties including Inspection Warrants

PAOCE Board Members:

President - Cecilia James - - 850-248-8290

Vice President – Ana Reichert -

Treasurer – Scot Thorpe –

Secretary - Suzie Kogot - - 850-248-8290