Category Archives: City Code and Zoning Violations

TULSA’S CITY ORDINANCES ARE TO HELP PROTECT US AGAINST CRIME

Crime, the inevitable result of disorder is contagious, starting with a broken window or one dark street in your neighborhood and spreading to an entire community. An area with broken or boarded up windows, graffiti, dark and littered streets, ignoring … Continue reading

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GRASS, WEEDS, TREES, OVERGROWTH, CLIPPINGS

Yard/Lot Maintenance standards are the responsibility of every property owner/resident and include the maintenance of plant material in any right-of-way abutting the property.   GRASS OVER  TWELVE  (12) INCHES IN HEIGHT OR HAS RODENTS OR VERMIN Grass type ground cover … Continue reading

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Trash, Junk and Debris in the Neighborhood

Trash in a neighborhood can reduce area property values by 14.5%, according to studies. Trash, junk and debris cannot be left in the yard and must be disposed of properly:  Accumulated or blowing trash: manure, rubbish, litter, rubble, refuse, debris, … Continue reading

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VEHICLES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Vehicle shall mean any motor vehicle, automobile, truck, trailer, motorcycle, tractor, buggy, wagon or self propelled farm or construction equipment:  TITLE 24  300B    (NOTE: A boat loaded on a boat trailer is considered one recreational vehicle See restrictions on … Continue reading

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Trash Carts- Several things you may not know

  Trash carts or any trash containers may not be left within twelve (12) feet of a curb, or edge of paving where there is no curb for more than 24 hours before or after pickup day.   Title 24, Section 101 … Continue reading

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Vacant, Unsecured Structures

A vacant structure is a very real problem for neighborhoods.  They have become a target for vandals, criminal activities, and a general nuisance for adjacent properties and values. The property owner is responsible for maintenance of the structure, securing windows, … Continue reading

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GRAFFITI

Graffiti leads to the overall decline of a neighborhood inviting violence & crime. Crooks & vandals feel that when residents don’t care about the appearance of their neighborhood   they are less likely to call the police. Studies have shown that if … Continue reading

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