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Common Residential Violations
All encroachments (any object, structure, or vegetation) that fail to allow the lawful passage of vehicular and pedestrian traffic on any street, alley, easement, or sidewalk must be eliminated and/or maintained at all times. Overhanging tree limbs or shrubs over the street must be trimmed to the curb and 14 feet high from the ground.
Shrubs, tree limbs, etc. over the sidewalk (on both sides) must be trimmed to the sidewalk and up to eight feet high from the sidewalk.
Fences are not allowed to have missing, loose, or broken slats or panels. Any new fence installation, repair of more than one side, change of materials, location or height alteration requires a permit.
Twelve inches is the height limit for grass and/or weeds. This includes the front, back, side yards and right-of-ways (area between the sidewalk and curb).
The grass in any alley and/or easement (area behind the property) must be maintained to the mid-point.
It is illegal to erect or affix a sign in the right-of-way (the area from the curb to the sidewalk), on the median (the area in the middle of any street), on trees, public fences and/or buildings, or utility/telephone poles.
Any vehicle in public view that is not capable of being used or operated due to legal or mechanical incapability.
Properties should be kept free of litter, garbage, and junk. Items should not be placed at the curb for bulk trash pick-up earlier that 2 days prior to scheduled trash day.