Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Officers strive to see that the City of West Melbourne is well maintained for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of our City. The officers make every attempt to see that the City's Code of Ordinances is complied with. Their goal is to assist the citizens in keeping the City of West Melbourne remains a good place to live and do business.

There are dozens of violations that Code Enforcement deals with each and every day. Below are just a few of the most common violations. If the officers can assist you or you have any concerns, please feel free to contact them.

Contacting Code Enforcement

Yard Maintenance

Owners of improved real property must not permit tall grass and weeds to exceed a height of more than 12 inches. Property owners must keep their property free from any trash and debris, rubbish, junk, litter or fallen trees.

Junk or Inoperative Vehicles

It is unlawful to keep, store, cause or allow to be kept or stored on any property within the City, any dismantled, party dismantled, inoperative, or discarded personal property such as machinery, motor, or other:

  • Boats
  • Junk
  • Scrap metal
  • Trailers
  • Vehicles

Parking Commercial Vehicles in Residential Areas

Unless rendering services to a residential location, the parking of any commercial vehicle in a residential area is prohibited. A commercial vehicle is defined as a vehicle having more than four wheels, more than two axles, over eight feet in height or more than 22 feet in length.

Fence & Wall Maintenance

All fences shall be maintained in their original upright condition. Fences or walls designed for painting shall be maintained in their original condition. Missing or damaged boards, ironwork, wire fabric or posts must be replaced in a timely manner.