Common Code Violations

When it comes to building and construction projects, adhering to local, regional and national codes and regulations is of utmost importance. Failure to meet these requirements can lead to costly fines, delays and even legal consequences. This page aims to educate and raise awareness about the most frequent code violations encountered in various industries. 

Whether you're a homeowner, contractor or developer, understanding these common pitfalls will help you navigate the complex landscape of compliance and ensure your projects are executed smoothly and in accordance with the law. 

  • High grass and weeds (8 inches or taller)
  • Disabled vehicles (no current registration sticker/inoperable)
  • Junked vehicles (wrecked, dismantled or inoperable)
  • Abandoned vehicles on roadway (unregistered)
  • Accumulation of rubbish and garbage
  • Parking in yard (on unimproved surface)
  • Illegal signs (bandit signs, signs without valid permit)
  • Bulk trash violation
  • Garage sale violations
  • Illegal dumping
  • Outdoor storage (appliances, equipment, building materials, etc.)
  • Residential parking violation (trailers or heavy load vehicles)
  • Improper storage of RVs, boats and trailers
  • Membrane structures
  • Illegal parking (facing traffic, blocking driveway, fire lane, blocking dumpster)
  • View obstructions (driver's line of sight)
  • Address numbers missing or unreadable
  • Stagnant water and swimming pools
  • Improper use of trash cart
  • Dead trees
  • Unsanitary conditions (discharge of sewer)
  • Living in a recreational vehicle
  • Illegal home business
  • Abandoned/dilapidated signs
  • Water pollution
  • Zoning violations