The answer depends on whether he is a P.O.S.T.-certified law enforcement officer. P.O.S.T.-certified law enforcement officers are agents of the State of Georgia. They can do things (like arrest people) that would be considered a crime for a citizen to do. Just because someone happens to be a code enforcement officer for a city doesn't mean they are P.O.S.T.-certified, but it doesn't mean they aren't, either.
If the stop is illegal, then so is the search. If the stop is legal, the search still may not be.
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