Ten top code violations to avoid
● By Tim
Watering and lawn sprinkling
Automatic watering and lawn sprinkling is allowed from 6am to 9am and 6pm to 9pm on even or odd numbered days, depending on your address. All properties with even-numbered street addresses may use water for restricted watering purposes on even-numbered days of the month only; and all properties with odd-numbered street addresses may use water for restricted watering purposes on odd-numbered days of the month only. Hand-held watering is allowed at any time.
Lawns must be kept under 8" inches in height, including weeds.
Garbage placed at curb too early
Do not place trash cans, recycle bins, or yard waste at the curb until 3pm the day before your scheduled pickup. Containers must be removed from the curb no later than midnight on the day of collection.
Swimming pools must be maintained and may not hold stagnant water.
Illegal RV parking
One recreational vehicle is allowed per property. Campers, boats or other RV’s can be parked on front driveways from Friday thru Monday. Otherwise, they must be parked or stored behind the front building elevation on a hard surface of a residential lot. Temporary storage tents used for recreational vehicles shall not be considered a structure.
All vehicles parked outside of an enclosed structure must have current registration and license plates and must be parked on an impervious surface.
Illegal outside storage
Eliminate outside storage of all junk and debris on your property, such as, but not limited to: broken patio furniture, broken play sets, garbage, vehicle parts, tires, piles of brush, etc.
Failure to paint and repair
Check your main structure, detached garage, fence and sheds for peeling paint and rotten wood. Spring is a great time to make repairs to these structures.
Obtain a required building permit prior to the alteration or construction of a project such as, but not limited to: fences, roofs, siding, window, decks, sheds, and driveways.
Be sure dogs are not running loose through the neighborhoods or barking excessively.
CDinfo@vil.north-aurora.il.us, 630-897-1457 ext.231