Community Compliance

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The Public Services Department has assumed the responsibility for the enforcement of certain nuisance codes. The following list identifies common code enforcement requests handled by the department:

  1. Junk cars (inoperable, not properly licensed, parts missing, etc.) on private property.
  2. Auto parts stored outside on private property.
  3. Vehicles and trailers parked on unpaved surfaces.
  4. Junk and debris in the yard.
  5. Weeds and/or grass growing to a height of 10" or more.  (Typically, a 72 hour notice will be given.)
  6. Snow and ice removal from sidewalks. (24 hours after snow has ceased, a 24-hour notice will be given.)
  7. Sidewalk defects

If you have a code compliance request, please contact 222-3480 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Alternately, you can report any possible violations by clicking the Report Violation icon:


Please note that first we will investigate to determine if there is truly a violation that we can enforce. Second, we will contact the property owner by mail to notify them of the violation. Third, in most circumstances, we provide the property owner 7 to 10 days to correct the violation.


Mortgage lenders are asked to register abandoned and foreclosed properties with the City.

Link: Foreclosure Property Registration Form


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