What are some common items that are considered a violation?
  • Household furniture (chairs, couches, beds, tables, etc.)
  • Old appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Yard trash or litter (accumulation of objects such as buckets, coolers, aluminum cans, tarps)
  • Tires, construction debris (the city will not pick up these items)
  • Address numbers not affixed to the structure, clearly visible from the roadway, must be at least be 4 inches in height for residential properties and 6 inches in height for commercial properties
  • Dilapidated dwellings and structures
  • Flaking paint, rotten wood, broken windows, roof damage
  • Fences in disrepair
  • Signs placed in the right-of-way and on utility poles
  • Inappropriate occupancy of certain accessory structures (i.e. storage sheds)
  • Junked, inoperable or unlicensed vehicles (must have current tags and be in working order)
  • Boats and other recreational vehicles parked in the front yard (must be in side or rear yards)

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1. What is the purpose of code enforcement?
2. How does the code enforcement process work?
3. What are some common items that are considered a violation?
4. I want to report a property maintenance problem in my neighborhood but I don't want anyone to know I called. Do I have to give you my name?
5. What will Code enforcement do if I refuse to comply with the City's Municipal Code?
6. The house next door is a rental and the tenants are messy. There are inoperable cars in the driveway, the house siding and shingles are falling off the house. Can you make the owner do something?
7. My neighbor’s tree branches overhang onto my property and are dropping leaves into my yard/patio/garden, etc. Can the City make them trim the branches or remove the tree?
8. Does the Code Enforcement Officer need to be “licensed” functioning in the code enforcement officer city position?