NusanceNuisance 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 & weeds to grow to a height in excess of 12 inches on any premises or lot within the City.

Section 50-36 through 50-38

Maintenance of Land

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

Section 50-36 through 50-38

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.

Sections 50-71 through 50-76


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

Sections 38-41 through 38-44 and Section 38-66 through 38-73

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

Click here to report a violation.

You may also report a violation by faxing the form below to (256) 773-2257

Nuisance Abatement Docs