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Code Enforcement
The City of Plymouth's Code Enforcement Officer ensures that all property owners within the city limits are compliant with the City's Code of Ordinances.  The Code of Ordinances is available online through Municode and can be found here.

For any questions regarding Code Enforcement please contact the Code Enforcement Officer directly.

Personal Property Sale Ordinance
Garage Sale Ordinance
Chapter 55 of the Code of Ordinances restricts the number and length of personal property sales.  Property owners are limited to three sales per calendar year and each sale cannot exceed three days.  No sales shall start prior to 7:00 AM or end later than 8:00 PM.  Property owners cannot place more than three signs advertising the sale throughout the City. Signage must be located on private property only and cannot be on any commercial or business property. All garage sales must be registered through the City and there is no fee.
Garage Sales
Register Your Sale

Zoning Ordinance
Temporary Signage
Zoning Section 78-223 restricts the type and placement of temporary signs.  Temporary signs that are not permitted include abandoned signs; banner signs; bench signs; festoon signs; flashing, animated, or moving signs; inflatable signs; non-accessory signs; nonconforming signs; off-premises signs; portable signs; roof signs; and vehicle signs.  Political signs, garage/yard/barn sale signs, and real estate signs are permitted, but must be placed on private property.  Permitted temporary signage cannot be placed in the public right-of-way: on the boulevard strip or posted on telephone poles.
Temporary Signs

Property Maintenance
Grass and Weed Ordinance
Property Maintenance Code Section 18-751 requires every property owner and/or occupant to keep property free from weeds or plant growth in excess of eight (8) inches.  In the case of neglect or refusal, the City may order the cutting and/or eradication of noxious grass and weeds, in violation of the ordinance, at the expense of the property owner, for not less than $150.
Grass and Weeds

Snow Removal Ordinance
Property Maintenance Code Section 62-89 requires every property owner and/or occupant to clear sidewalks of snow and ice within 24 hours after the end of any accumulation of snow and ice. In the case of neglect or refusal, the City may order the removal of snow and ice, in violation of the ordinance, at the expense of the property owner, for not less than $150.
Snow Removal

Blight
Environment Code 34-27 requires property owners to prevent, reduce or eliminate blight or potential blighting factors.  Items that contribute to blight may include but are not limited to: inoperable vehicles, broken windows, storage or accumulation of "junk", and vacant buildings that are not kept securely locked.
Blight

Adam Gerlach
Code Enforcement Officer
(734) 453-1234 ext. 231
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Office
(734) 453-1234 ext. 232
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