Violation Types & Procedures

Code Enforcement is responsible for identifying ordinance violations and responding to citizen complaints within city limits.  

The most common types of violations are:

  • Trash
  • Tall Grass
  • Uncontrolled Dumping
  • Litter
  • Traffic Obstructions
  • Snow Removal
  • Abandoned and Illegally Parked Vehicles
  • Substandard Housing Conditions (ex: broken windows or doors, no heat, dilapidated flooring, vacant and abandoned properties, structural issues, etc.)
  • Zoning Violations (ex: conducting a business in a residential neighborhood, multiple families residing in a single family structure, garage or trailer used as a residence, etc.)

For more information on these violations and how they are processed, please see their individual pages.