Common Code Violations

In most cases, investigation of code violations and enforcement action happens when a citizen reports a potential violation. The types of violations that are typically reported include:

  • Health and safety issues, including:
    • Substandard housing
    • Haphazard construction of fences, sheds, and other buildings
    • Illegal conversion of garages
  • Property maintenance and appearance, such as:
    • Inoperable vehicles parked in driveways or on lawns
    • Abandoned appliances and other trash
    • Illegal storage of recreational vehicles, boats, and trailers
  • Business operations, such as:
    • Unsightly and illegal signage, landscaping, maintenance, and outdoor displays of merchandise.
  • Building and zoning, including:
    • Construction renovation or remodeling without permits