Yard Maintenance / High Grass

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Overgrown grass, weeds, shrubs, trees and vegetation are a nuisance and health hazard. Yard maintenance is the responsibility of every property owner and tenant and includes the maintenance of any right of way abutting the property. Compliance must be made within 7 days.

  • Grass must be cut at 10 inches or less.
  • All trees and shrubs in the right of way must be trimmed 14 feet above streets and paved alleys and 7 ft above sidewalk so that they do not obstruct the vision or travel of motorists and people.
  • All vegetation and tree limbs must be removed and disposed of properly.

Yard Maintenance: Examples of Code Violations

Updated on 06/18/2015 12:24 PM

Code Compliance Contact

Code Compliance, 206 W. Church St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Phone: 972-237-8049 or 972-237-8296
Illegal Dumping Hotline: 972-237-8064
Fax: 972-237-8187
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