Common Code Violations

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The City of Hollywood's Code of Ordinances is available for you online.

High Grass and Weeds

Grass and weeds over eight (8) inches is prohibited. Grass should be mowed regularly, including vacant land.

Bulk Waste

Bulk Waste will be collected once per month as specified in the collection schedule map on the City’s website.  Bulk waste material shall be no more than 6 cubic yards. No yard waste is allowed to be mixed with bulk waste.

Yard Waste

Yard waste is grass clippings, leaves, miscellaneous garden trash, shrubbery cuttings, palm fronds or tree limbs.  You are allowed to dispose of 4 cubic yards per week.  If you have a landscaper it is required by code that they take and dispose of the material. They are not covered under your residential fee structure.

Outside Storage of Hard Junk

Accumulations of hard junk are prohibited. Material should be disposed during scheduled bulk waste pick-up or stored inside an enclosed structure.

Unmovable vehicle

Vehicles stored on private property must be maintained in moveable condition with all tires inflated

Property Standards

The exterior of each property must be maintained to avoid a blighting condition. Peeling paint, broken or boarded windows and mildewed roofs are prohibited.

Parking on Lawn

Vehicles, including boats and RV's, must be parked on a hard, improved surface such as concrete, asphalt or pavers.

Dead Storage of Vehicle on Right-of-Way

Vehicles may only be stored on the City right-of-way for a temporary period, not to exceed 24 hours. All vehicles must display current registration and be in moveable condition with all tires inflated.


Regular garbage service shall be maintained to avoid creation of an unsanitary condition.

Construction Without a Permit

Generally, construction requires a permit. Contact Building for information about how to apply for a permit.

Improper Storage of Commercial Vehicle

Some types of commercial vehicles, such as vans and pick-up trucks, may be stored on residential property. Such vehicles must be screened from view.

Hedges/Limbs Obstructing Right-of-Way

Hedges and limbs should be cut back to the property line. They shall not be allowed to grow over or obstruct the sidewalk, street or alley.

Illegal Dumping

Dumping on the property of another is prohibited.

Unsanitary Pool

Pools shall be maintained with clear water and free from the presences of insects, algae or other unsanitary condition.

Obstruction of Right-of-Way

The placement of articles, including basketball goals and the like, which obstruct the City right-of-way is prohibited.


Outdoor tethering is prohibited between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Regulations regarding care and manner of keeping, including shelter from the elements, must be observed.