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Code enforcement services receive and track citizen requests and enforce City Property Maintenance and Nuisance Codes.  Violations of any City ordinance may become nuisance concerns su
bject to review and ruling of the Marion Nuisance Enforcement/Property Maintenance Advisory Board. 

DEFINITION OF NUISANCE:
Whatever is injurious to health, indecent, or unreasonably offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property so as essentially to interfere unreasonably with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property is a nuisance. 

SOME EXAMPLES OF NUISANCES ARE:
All noxious weeds and other rank growth upon public or private property. All weeds, vines, brush, dead or diseased trees, rank growth or objectionable vegetation which constitutes a health, safety, fire hazard, is injurious to the senses, and objection to the free use of property or interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property. Maintaining a structure in a partially or otherwise incomplete condition after the expiration of the building permit to erect said structure.

If you need to report a nuisance, please contact Building Services.