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Common Violations

Dangerous Buildings or Structures

Buildings or structures that have become dilapidated or rundown may be considered as dangerous. These buildings / structures are often vacant and become home to rodents, snakes or illegal activities that may threaten the health and safety of  the surrounding community. Depending on the condition of the property, the building / structure may be cleaned and secured or demolished by the City at the owner’s expense. The interior and exterior of occupied buildings / structures must be in good repair and maintained in a safe and sanitary condition. Ordinance 1236

High Grass & Weeds

Grass and weeds are not allowed to grow in excess of 12 inches on any property; whether the property is vacant or occupied. The City may issue a notice to the property owner requesting the property be mowed or cleared. Ordinance 930

Illegal Dumping

Dumping on vacant lots, right-of-ways easements and any other non-permitted disposal site is a violation of City Code. Placing brush, furniture, appliances, or other items at the front curb outside of City scheduled pick-up or dumping on vacant lots, right-of-ways, easements, or other non-permitted disposal sites is also against City Code Ordinance 1233

Unifed Development Code (UDC)

Illegal Signs

It is a violation to place, post or erect any sign on a utility pole, street sign, or in the public right-of-way. This includes garage sales and advertisement signs. Bandit signs are hereby declared to be abandoned trash at time of posting and may be removed and discarded without notice. Ordinance 1188

Junked/Inoperable Vehicles

Junked vehicles are not allowed to be stored on property. A vehicle is considered as junked if it has an expired license plate or expired vehicle inspection. Also, if the vehicle is wrecked, dismantled or has remained inoperable for more than 72 consecutive hours on public property or 30 consecutive days on private property. Junked vehicles should not be parked in any location that can be seen in ordinary public view. Ordinance 508

Obstructions on City Property and Right-of-Ways

Right-of-ways, alleyways, easements, sidewalks, streets, curbs, and other public right-of-ways must be kept free from obstructions. Obstructions include but are not limited to, overhanging tree limbs, basketball goals, fences, dumpsters, shrubbery, tree limbs, or other obstructions. Ordinance 563

Accumulation/Outside Storage

All exterior property and premises must be maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition. Yards should not be used as storage areas for vehicles, building materials, tires, indoor furniture, appliances, boxes, or other items.  Outside storage is a violation of City Code Ordinance 1040.

Arrows-GoldCommon Violations Brochure

The City of Cibolo has a chipper and trash pick-up service available to all citizens of Cibolo. Republic Waste accepts hazardous waste twice a year, during spring and fall clean-ups. Please contact the Utilities Department for more information.