The house next door is abandoned and the grass is over grown. Can anything be done to clean up the property?
Yes, the City of Valparaiso Code prohibits debris, junk, or dense weeds or grass in excess of six inches in height from the ground on any lot. If you know of such property please contact the Code Enforcement Department at 219.462.1161.

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1. How can I obtain a copy of the property maintenance ordinance?
2. The house next door is abandoned and the grass is over grown. Can anything be done to clean up the property?
3. Can my neighbor park his vehicle on the front lawn?
4. I phoned in a complaint weeks ago. Why has nothing been done to the property?
5. I live in a subdivision with a homeowners association. Can the city enforce the association's covenants and restrictions?
6. Do political campaign signs require a permit?
7. Can I have garage, porch, or yard sales in the city? Is a permit required?
8. I live in an area where new construction is taking place. Is there a time when construction is allowed to begin?