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Overgrowth of lot with junk and trash (After)
- The storage or maintenance of junk, trash, abandoned property or solid waste on any lot,
- Placement of an article in an area other than in a structure enclosed by four walls and a roof, called open-air storage,
- The growth or accumulation of any grass, weeds or non-native undergrowth:
- on an improved lot exceeding 12 inches from the ground for over 10% of the area to be maintained. An improved lot is defined as having a structure, including a fence or a building.
- on an unimproved lot exceeding 18 inches from the ground within 100 feet of a property line with a structure within 100 feet of any improved road.
To report any potential problems, please call 3-1-1 or report a property via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintenance of swale area in residential districts
It shall be the responsibility of the owner of property adjacent to a County right-of-way to maintain the swale area that abuts their property.
Maintenance of agricultural properties
When concerns are raised about agricultural use properties and the complaint is deemed valid, a notice of evaluation shall be issued to the property owner. The owner shall be given 30 days to correct the use or practice.
Chapter 19 of the Code of Miami-Dade County requires the control and regulation of excessive growth and accumulation of weeds, undergrowth, and junk and trash. Maintaining the exterior appearance of a property serves a public purpose in enhancing the quality of life and the economic vitality of Miami-Dade County.
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