Code Compliance is responsible for addressing:
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Common Code Ordinance Violations
|Tall grass and weeds detract from curb appeal and lead to an unhealthy lawn. Criminals will often case homes with tall grass and weeds because they have a higher likelihood of being unoccupied.|
|Litter is unsightly, dirty, and can smell, terribly. Materials left to rot are a breeding ground for bacteria. Litter can have a direct impact on the health of humans and animals.|
|Junked motor vehicles lead to blight and decreased property values. In certain circumstances, they create safety hazards to motorists and pedestrians.|
|Illegal outside storage includes but is not limited to the accumulation of the following items: trash, debris, furniture, equipment, car parts, and business inventory. Hazardous materials stored improperly can be a fire hazard.|
|Bulky trash consisting of large items for disposal becomes unsightly when left out for long periods of time. When placed outside far in advance of scheduled pick-up days, bulky trash can end up in the road, pedestrian walkways, and on other's property creating a public nuisance.|
Other common code violations include
Illegal dumping, street/alley sidewalk obstructions, graffiti, substandard structures, and signs in the right-of-way.