Code Corner

Common Code Violations

As a homeowner, landlord, or renter it is vital to understand your city's codes and ordinances to help reduce unsafe conditions, eliminate disturbances, and enhance property values! To help with that we've put together a list of some of the most commonly seen code violations for residential properties. 

  • Landscaping Maintenance (Sec 5-66)
    • City code states grass and weeds cannot exceed 8 inches in height.
Grass Hight - Copy (2)

  • Parking on the grass/unpaved surface (Sec 23-1205)
    • City code states vehicles must be parked on a paved surface.
Unpaved Parking - Copy

  • Open outdoor storage (Sec 5-29)
    • City code states appliances, building materials, and trash cannot be stored outside. These items must be stored in an enclosed structure
Outdoor Storage - Copy

  • Permit Required (Sec 5-7)
    • City code requires permits for renovations/projects where enlargements, demolitions, trade work, etc. take place. Please contact the permit department prior to beginning a project to see if permits are required.

City Graphics (2)

  • Inoperable vehicles (Sec 19-108)
    • City code states vehicles must have valid tags and remain in an operable condition
Inoperable Vehicle - Copy

  • Commercial vehicles are prohibited in residential areas (Sec 19-63)
    • City code prohibits commercial vehicles in residential areas. 
Commercial Vehicle - Copy