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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Protect your home from disastrous and costly freeze damage this winter!

ice covered outdoor water spicket

Prevent freeze damage at your property and in your neighborhood this winter. Consider shutting your water off while you're away.

If you plan to leave your home on vacation for an extended period of time this winter, you might want to consider shutting the water off (at the meter) in case the heat goes out while you’re away. This simple act will minimize the amount of water damage t...

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Water Turn Off Request (Link)... Code Enforcement
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Stay safe this holiday season by observing these safety tips in and around your home!

Holiday Yard Light Display

There is no better time of year than the holidays to ensure that all safety features in your home are in good condition and working properly! Safety features can include smoke detectors, cover plates for all outlets and light switches, and even windows.

Safety features may include smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  Smoke detectors should be located on each level of the home and in each bedroom. Carbon monoxide detectors should be located within 10 feet of each bedroom. All smoke and carbon mo...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Reduce neglected property maintenance items by reporting vacant properties in your Neighborhood!

Vacant House

Please report vacant properties in your neighborhood to Code Enforcement staff. An improved housing market means fewer vacant homes, but knowledge of vacant homes in our community remains helpful to city staff in preserving the City’s neighborhoods!

Vacant properties in cold weather climates should be adequately protected to prevent freeze damage over winter months. Freeze damage and lack of proper maintenance at vacant properties can cause thousands of dollars of damage and deterioration to properti...

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(Link to) Web Complaint Form... Code Enforcement
Posted on: November 7, 2022

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

house with random junk stored on lawn

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.

Outdoor storage and accumulation of materials and equipment can detract from the visual appearance of properties in neighborhoods.  Accumulation of materials and equipment can pose a fire hazard and can attract many types of common rodents and ot...

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Screening Ideas... Code Enforcement