Code Enforcement

Responsibilities
  • Addresses questions and concerns our residents and local business owners have regarding city ordinance guidelines and possible violations of properties 
  • Listens to each report to determine whether it is an issue that requires an inspection and follow-up, dispatching to the appropriate city department; or if it is a civil issue to be handled outside of the confines of city government 
  • Offers advice on how to stay in compliance within the guidelines of the ordinances 
  • Promotes public awareness and actively addresses city code violations

Tips on Managing Trash and Recycling Containers
Attached at the following link is a powerpoint that explains trash container storage requirements and shares best practices for container storage.


  1. Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation for a cleaner, safer, and more pleasant property!

    Outdoor storage and accumulation of materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items on private property is undesirable for a number of reasons. In addition to being undesirable such conditions are not consistent with City ordinance requirements.
  2. Operating a business from your home? Find out what is allowed and what is prohibited.

    In order to preserve the character of residential neighborhoods home occupations are generally prohibited in residential districts, with exception to daycare, state licensed facilities, minor repair and professional services, and photo and art studios. Read on...
  3. Do your part in keeping the right of way safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

    Obstructions, of various forms, in the public right of way are becoming more commonplace. Please remember, though, that the right of way is intended for public use and obstructions should be removed to accommodate ordinary use. Read on...
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