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Posted on: October 25, 2021

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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Report Vacant Properties Here! Code Enforcement
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Do your part to keep streets & sidewalks safe and accommodating to ordinary use!

Basketball Hoop in Street during snow

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.

Right of way areas, or the area in which public streets and sidewalks are located, are found along the front portion of all properties, as well as along the side and rear of some corner properties and properties located in courts. Right of way areas typic...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Appropriate disposal of yard waste keeps neighbors happy and you in compliance!

person raking a pile of leaves

It’s that time of year again for many to be in the yard raking, collecting, and disposing of leaves. How can yard waste material be disposed of properly? Trash haulers do collect yard waste at the curb, but other disposal options are available!

The City cannot require property owners to rake up leaves that have fallen, but if leaves are raked and accumulated they must be disposed of properly. There are several ways residents can properly dispose of yard waste from their property. Burning leaves ...

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Additional Info... Code Enforcement
Posted on: October 4, 2021

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 other pests....

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Screening Options... Code Enforcement