Attractive neighborhoods and well-kept business areas are key elements for appealing neighborhoods and healthy property values enrich the experience for all who live, work and visit Dearborn.
City ordinances are designed to support efforts to keep Dearborn beautiful. Among the regulations, Dearborn requires that:
- Grass and weeds must be cut regularly so that they stay at a height of 6 inches or less
- Snow must be removed from the sidewalk adjacent to a property within 24 hours of a significant snowfall to allow for safe passage by pedestrians
- Vehicles must be properly stored, and cannot be inoperable
- Yards must be kept clean of yard waste, animal waste and junk
For more information about how to comply with all of the City’s property maintenance rules, download the City of Dearborn's Property Maintenance Guidelines and Sanitation Services Guide.
Property owners who wish to dispute an invoice for services performed by the City as a result of non-compliance with property maintenance and sanitation guidelines may do so by filing a Property Maintenance Appeals Application.
To report an ordinance violation in your neighborhood or a business district, call 313-943-2161.