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
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 site is against City code. Ordinance 1233 Unifed Development Code (UDC)
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, alley ways, easements, sidewalks, streets, curbs and other public right-of-ways must be kept free from obstructions. Obstructions include, but not limited to, overhanging tree limbs, basketball goals, fences, dumpsters, shrubbery, tree limbs or other obstructions. Ordinance 563
Property Maintenance (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
Common Violations Brochure
The City of Cibolo has a chipper and trash pick up service available to all citizens of Cibolo. Republic Waste accepts hazard waste twice a year - Spring and Fall clean up. Please contact the Utilities Department for more information.
Dumping on vacant lots, right-of-ways, easements and any other non-permitted disposal site is against City code.