Nuisance Abatement

Nuisance StructureNuisance abatement is concerned with the preservation, maintenance, and aesthetics of all residential, commercial, and industrial properties within the City of Hartselle. The department, in a joint effort with property owners and tenants, helps ensure that the City of Hartselle is a place in which you want to live, work, and raise a family.

Grass & Weeds

It shall be a violation for any person to permit grass and weeds to grow to a height in excess of 12 inches on any premises or lot within the City.

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Maintenance of Land

All land shall be maintained free from any accumulation of garbage or debris.

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Swimming Pool

It shall be a violation for any person to have any collection of standing water or flowing water in which mosquitoes breed or are likely to breed.

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It shall be a violation for any person to permit any buildings, structures, or conditions which are:

  • Unsafe, insanitary or unfit for habitation
  • Which constitute a fire hazard
  • Dangerous to human life
  • Constitutes a hazard to safety or health

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For more information, please call 256-773-0188.

Report a violation online or you may also report a violation via fax to 256-773-2257.