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Common Zoning Violations
Vehicles parking in front yard setback.
Vehicles parking on vacant lots.
Over-sized vehicle parked in a residential zone.
Operating a business in a residential zone.
Extensive auto repairs being performed in a residential zone.
Multi-family use of dwelling in an a single family residential zone.
Due to the broad variety of zoning violations, each problem is reviewed individually and the process varies.
Typically, after an inspector verifies a violation exists, a letter is mailed to the property owner with a deadline to be within compliance. If compliance is not achieved, the matter is set for a hearing before an Administrative Hearing Officer.
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