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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation for a cleaner, safer, and more pleasant property!

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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 ot...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Operating a business from your home? Find out what is allowed and what is prohibited.

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In order to preserve the character of residential neighborhoods home occupations are generally prohibited in residential districts, with exception to daycare, state licensed facilities, minor repair and professional services, and photo and art studios.

Home occupations/businesses are allowed under the following circumstances. Activity associated with the business occurs entirely within the principal structure, is not visible from the street, there are no prohibited signs are displayed, and the business ...

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Code Enforcement
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Do your part in keeping the right of way 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 5, 2020

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

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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. &...

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