Common Code Violations

Widespread Code Violations

Read about common code violations below and the reasons that they are violations of our code.

Bulk Trash

Bulk trash can only be placed out one day prior to scheduled pick-up.


Household garbage can only be placed out after 6:00 pm one day prior to pick-up and the container must be returned to the rear of the property no later than 8:00 pm the day of pick-up.

Housing Standards

All residences must meet the minimum housing standards set forth in the code of the City of Homestead.

Overgrown Grass & Litter

Grass is considered overgrown if on developed property it is over 8 inches tall and on undeveloped property if over 12 inches in height. Properties must be kept free of litter and debris.

For More Information

For more information, contact the Police Department at (305) 247-1535.