Are there any restrictions on how tall the grass in a yard can be?

Yes, but only for certain properties. For lots within residential subdivisions which are developed and unoccupied, or for lots which are undeveloped, grass cannot exceed 15” in height. For undeveloped commercially-zoned lots, grass within 125’ of any adjacent occupied structure or within 100’ of any adjacent road cannot exceed 15” in height. For any lot smaller than ½ acre which has an occupied dwelling, grass cannot exceed 12” in height.

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1. How can I find the zoning of my property?
2. Is a permit needed for a small garden shed? What about an agricultural/farm building?
3. What are the regulations for keeping chickens at my house?
4. Can I keep bee hives at my house?
5. Am I allowed to keep farm animals on my property?
6. Are there any restrictions on how tall the grass in a yard can be?
7. How many inoperable or junk vehicles are allowed on a property?
8. Are there permit, height, or location requirements for fences?
9. Where can I find a plat of my property?
10. What are the requirements for mobile food trucks?
11. Can I operate a daycare in my home?
12. What are the regulations for home-based businesses?
13. Is there a restriction on how many people can live in a house?
14. What type of approval is needed to host events?
15. Am I allowed to shoot guns on my property?
16. What are the zoning requirements for solar panel installations?
17. Where can I find commercial sign requirements?
18. How do I request a zoning confirmation letter?
19. Who do I contact for a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?