Jeff Salisbury stands in front of an 11-acre site that heavy equipment operators had cleared, without permits, along Broadway Avenue in Maltby, on Wednesday. Shipley and others blew the whistle in a case involving truck maker OSW Equipment & Repair that has turned into the most glaring code-enforcement case in recent memory in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jeff Salisbury stands in front of an 11-acre site that heavy equipment operators had cleared, without permits, along Broadway Avenue in Maltby, on Wednesday. Shipley and others blew the whistle in a case involving truck maker OSW Equipment & Repair that has turned into the most glaring code-enforcement case in recent memory in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

It takes a gripe to get the attention of code enforcers

Four officers are investigating hundreds of cases each in Snohomish County’s unincorporated areas.

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