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  • High Grass
  • Garbage/Debris on Property
  • Abandoned Vehicles
  • Housing Blight
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High Grass

The City of Morgantown mandates a height of 10 inches or below to be maintained on all properties within City Limits.

Garbage/Debris on Property

Properties within City Limits should be clear of all debris and/or garbage refuse. Properties kept unclean are not permitted.

Abandoned Vehicles

Vehicles that are abandoned or non-licensed are permitted in public view for a period of 14 days. Any longer period is not allowed. These vehicles should be kept out of public view by a storage building, fencing, or shrubbery.

Housing Blight

Housing/Buildings shall be maintained in good working order for the purpose in which they were constructed. For a structure to be considered Blight, one of the following conditions must apply:

  • It is in serious condition that is detrimental to the health, safety or welfare of the community
  • It is attracting illegal activity as documented by the Police Department
  • It is not being “maintained”
  • Open to the elements, collapsing or missing walls, roofs, windows, or doors
  • Severe animal infestation
  • Would be considered “severely neglected”
  • Abandoned, discarded, or unused objects, automobiles, boats, and recreation vehicles, parts cans, boxes, scrap metal, tires, batteries, garbage, and filth.
  • (Shall not include construction materials for a period of 6 months)

The Morgantown Clean Up Project is a product of the City of Morgantown

 

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Last Modified: February 23, 2017