Wausau Wisconsin

Inspections

June 23, 2017

COMMONLY-FOUND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE VIOLATIONS...

Exterior Property Areas:
         All exterior areas shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, free from any accumulation of items/garbage/ debris/yard waste.
         Dog/animal excreta must be picked up on a daily basis, so as to minimize health hazards.
         Furniture intended for indoor use is not allowed on yards or open porches.
 
Trash Containers, Recyclable Containers and Trash:
         Trash containers, recyclable containers and trash shallnot be set out for collection any sooner than 3:00 p.m. of the day before pickup, and all containers shall be removed from the curb-side/boulevard area by 11:00 a.m. of the day after pickup.
         Between pickups, trash and recyclable containers shall be stored inside or in an area where they would not be visible from the front or sides of the property.
         During winter months, trash containers must not be placed on snow banks.
         Trash containers must be of substantial construction with tight-fitting covers and strong handles on the outside, they must be watertight and flyproof, and shall not exceed a capacity of 35 gallons. Any container when filled shall not weigh more than 50 pounds.
         Landlords must provide a sufficient number of containers to hold the recyclable and nonrecyclable solid waste for their properties.
 
Vehicles:
         Parking of vehicles on the grass in the City is not allowed—vehicles must be parked on established driveway/parking areas that are hard-surfaced (on blacktop, concrete, or brick or grass pavers that are approved by the City). Adding more parking area on residential properties using gravel is not allowed.
         Vehicles that are inoperative, abandoned, unregistered or unlicensed, or in any state of major disassembly, disrepair or dismantlement are not allowed on residential properties.
         Working on vehicles on residential properties is not permitted.
 
Recreational Equipment:
         Motor homes, camping and travel trailers, boats, boat trailers, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, utility trailers, etc. cannot be parked or stored in any required front yard or corner side yard of any residential property, except for on a designated driveway which meets the City's hard-surfacing requirements.
         Equipment or trailers that are longer than 30' (measured from back bumper to tongue) must be parked within enclosed structures.
 
Signs: Rummage sale, garage sale, real estate, advertising, or other such signs cannot be placed on boulevards, other public right-of-ways, or attached to public utility poles.
 
If you have any questions or wish to report any violations, call the Division of Inspection, Zoning and Electrical Systems at 715.261.6780.