Find the Code Enforcement officer for your neighborhood and contact them with your complaint. You can also call the Code Enforcement Division at 217-424-2783
You are allowed to trim any branches that are hanging over your side of the property line.
The City of Decatur Code Enforcement Inspectors can take mold complaints, but can only inspect as to whether the mold, or water source is compromising the structural integrity of the building.
The City of Decatur does not perform mold remediation.
Basic yard waste collection begins April 1 and November 1 and extending for 6 weeks.
Year-round unlimited residential yard waste collection is an option for an additional $1.00/month paid to your hauler.
January 1-March 31 you must request yard waste pickup 24 hours in advance.
opens in a new windowChapter 49opens PDF file of the City Code gives the City of Decatur the ability to come onto a property, after the owner has been notified, and remove any accumulation of garbage, rubbish, or trash that could constitute a danger to the health, safety, and welfare of individuals living in the area, or the public in general.
opens in a new windowChapter 48opens PDF file of the City Code gives the City of Decatur the ability to mow/trim grass and/or weeds in excess of 10 inches on the property five (5) days after notice has been sent to the owner of the property or, if vacant or unoccupied, notification by publication.