What are the most common zoning and nuisance violations?

The most common violations include:

  • Construction improvements including building additions, fences, sheds, decks, and detached garages, without first obtaining a Zoning Certificate
  • Excessive vegetation and debris on properties less than one acre in size
  • Parking vehicles on unpaved surfaces (approved pavement materials include concrete, asphalt and pavers; gravel is not an approved pavement material)
  • Recreational vehicles including: trailers, campers and boats being stored in front and/or side yards

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1. Can the township help me settle a dispute over property lines?
2. Does the township have a property maintenance code?
3. If I file a zoning or nuisance complaint, am I required to provide my name?
4. If I see a zoning or nuisance violation, how do I report it?
5. What are the fees for my Zoning Certificate Application?
6. What are the most common zoning and nuisance violations?
7. What is the contact information for the Department of Community Development?
8. What is the process for obtaining a Zoning Certificate?
9. What kind of projects do not need a Zoning Certificate?
10. What kinds of projects needs a Zoning Certificate?
11. What rules apply to residential fences?
12. When do I need to get a building permit?