Administrative Rule Adopted by Office of Neighborhood
Neighborhood Inspections investigates and takes the appropriate action on any
property without garbage service that has been referred to Neighborhood
Inspections from the Office of Sustainable Development (OSD).
It is the policy of Neighborhood Inspections to investigate each referral
made by OSD. The support staff takes the following steps:
* Contact the hauler to determine if there is current service at the
- if there is service at the property the case is closed.
- if there is no garbage service a case is opened and given to the area
* The area inspector takes the following steps:
- confirms with the hauler that there is no service at the property.
- determines if the property is occupied and if it is a rental.
- inspects the property to see if there is garbage, other significant
nuisance or housing violations at the property. If so, the inspector posts the
property and there is the potential for code enforcement fines.
- if there is no garbage issue at the property, and if OSD has informed the
inspector that the property owner has been cited for illegal dumping, the
property is posted for lack of garbage service and there is the potential for
code enforcement fines.
- if there is no garbage issue at the property and the property owner has
not been cited for illegal dumping, the case is closed and no enforcement
action is taken.
Previously published as ONI Policy Number G-40-1.
Effective September 1, 2004
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004