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How often can I hold a garage sale?

"GARAGE SALES," are covered under Article IX. SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS, Division 1. Generally.

Sec. 110-467. Garage sales.

Paragraph (2) reads, "The sale may continue for two periods of not more than three consecutive days each. The two periods of sale shall be separated by a minimum of four nonsale days, and the total sale days shall be completed within 15 consecutive days.

Paragraph (4) reads, "Subsequent garage sales conducted on the same premises by the same household are permitted 180 days after the close of the preceding sale."

 See also, Municipal Code, for full text assistance on Cape Canaveral city codes.

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Where can I find a law concerning overgrown weeds?

"WEEDS AND DEAD VEGETATION," Article IV, Sections 121 - 127 of the Cape Canaveral Code of Ordinances..

Sec. 34-122. Public nuisances prohibited.

(a) All grass areas and yards on improved property shall be properly maintained in a neat and attractive manner and kept free of dead plants, refuse, debris and shall be maintained further in a manner such that grass, weeds and other rank vegetation shall not exceed six inches in height.

(b) All unimproved property in the city shall be maintained in a manner such that weeds and rank vegetation shall not exceed 12 inches in height provided, however, that with respect to property or portions of property containing wild lands in their native state, not previously cleared, such as a natural hammock, this height limitation shall apply only to the first 15 feet of such lands abutting a public street or right-of-way, unless such lands constitute an approved buffer zone under the code of the city.

See also, Municipal Code, for full text assistance on Cape Canaveral city codes.

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Does the City have an "Animal Control" officer?

The City of Cape Canaveral utilizes the County Animal Control officer for stray animal services. See also, Brevard County Animal Control, or call 633-1725.

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Who do I contact regarding abandoned property?

"ABANDONED PROPERTY" is covered under Sections 34 - 176 through 34 - 188. The City's Code Enforcement Officer will issue a notice as described in Sec. 34-182. Notice to Abate. (a) Issuance. Whenever it comes to the attention of the enforcement authority that any nuisance as defined in Section 34-181 appears to exist on private property, he shall cause a written notice to be affixed to the property, declaring the existence of the nuisance and ordering whoever has an interest in the property to comply with this article by removing the abandoned property or inoperable vehicle within 72 hours of the notice. In addition to the foregoing notice, a copy of the notice shall be delivered to the owner or occupant of the private property; if a copy of the notice cannot be delivered to the owner or occupant, a copy of the notice shall be left at the property, with a duplicate copy sent to the owner or occupant of the property by certified mail, return receipt requested.

Duree Alexander, Code Enforcement Officer (321) 868-1222

Jim Watson, P/T Code Enforcement Officer/ (321) 868-1222

See also, Municipal Code, for full text assistance on Cape Canaveral city codes.

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What is the noise ordinance in Cape Canaveral ?

The City of Cape Canaveral's Code of Ordinances covers "NOISE", under Article 5, Sections. 34-151 through 34-153. The disallowed time for excessive noise from sources under these sections is 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.

"CONSTRUCTION NOISE" is covered under Sec. 34-154. The disallowed time for excessive noise from sources under this section is 7:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.*

*Under emergency situations, construction noise is allowed during this time period with permission from the Building Official.

See also, Municipal Code, for full text assistance on Cape Canaveral city codes.

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When is a building permit required ?

A building permit is required whenever any person, firm, or corporation erects, constructs, enlarges, alters, repairs, moves, improves, converts (changes occupancy classification), or demolishes a building or structure and the cost of the work to be done exceeds $500.00, or an inspection is required.

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