Neighborhood Improvement Services enforce a variety of code violations.
Non-compliant junk/debris set out for trash collection - Certain debris items cannot be collected through trash service and is the responsibility of the property owner/resident to dispose.
These items include (but are not limited to): construction material, remodeling debris, bagged trash, misc. items such as plastic totes, eviction debris, etc. For more information on how to get these items collected click here.
Junk and Debris - When trash and debris accumulate, it is not only unsightly but very unhealthy. Old junk, garbage, tires, rubbish, furniture, appliances, car parts or anything else stored outside can be dangerous and is prohibited.
High Grass and Weeds - Grass must be 12 inches tall. Not only are high grass and weeds unsightly, but they pose a fire hazard, block visibility for drivers, harbor rodents and snakes and contribute to pests like mosquitoes.
Junk/ Abandoned Vehicles - A vehicle on private property is considered a junk vehicle if it is self-propelled, has remained inoperable for more than 30 consecutive days and does not have lawfully attached to it an unexpired registration sticker and/or license plate. A vehicle on public property is considered a junk vehicle if it is self-propelled, has remained inoperable for more than 72 hours and does not have lawfully attached to it an unexpired registration sticker and/or license plate.
Illegal Dumping - Illegal Dumping is putting trash, garbage, waste, anything discarded where it doesn't belong, whether or not the person dumping owns the property. Putting trash in a dumpster that is not yours is also illegal.
Substandard Structure - A substandard structure is any building that does not meet the standards or specifications established in the building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes and endanger the life, health and safety of the public.