Common Code Violations

In most cases, investigation of code violations and enforcement action happens when a citizen reports a potential violation.  The types of violations that are typically reported include:

Health and safety issues, including substandard housing; haphazard construction of fences, sheds and other buildings; and illegal conversion of garages.

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Property maintenance and appearance, such as inoperable vehicles parked in driveways or on lawns; abandoned appliances and other trash; and illegal storage of recreational vehicles, boats, and trailers.

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Business operations, such as unsightly and illegal signage, landscaping, maintenance, and outdoor displays of merchandise.

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Building and zoning, including construction renovation or remodeling without permits