Common Code Violations

Material that could be considered a health or safety issue may not accumulate on a property.

Types of material include trash, litter, debris, or junk, such as:

  • Discarded furniture
  • Abandoned appliances or similar items
  • Abandoned vehicles and/or unserviceable vehicles
  • General nuisances affecting public health (i.e., stagnant water in which mosquitoes breed)
  • Overgrown grass / weeds
  • Accumulation of tires
  • Mechanical equipment
  • Obstructing drainage or watercourses

Building permit required - For construction, repairs, or alterations, you must obtain the necessary permits.

  • Maintenance of structures - The structures must not constitute a public nuisance. Property owners are responsible for the maintenance of their property to insure the safety, health, and property values
  • Dilapidated structures
  • Abandoned property