Common Code Violations

The following codes are the most common violations seen in the City of Grovetown. Residents should be aware of these and other codes designed to keep our city safe and attractive.

Grass/Weeds:
 
"It shall be unlawful for any owner or resident of any lot, area or place located within the city to permit any weeds, grass, or deleterius, unhealthy growths to obtain a height exceeding ten (10) inches on such property."

Trash/Debris:
 
"It shall be unlawful for any property owner to keep or allow to be kept any refuse, trash, cans, bottles, or other debris that is unsightly and that may serve as a breeding ground or sanctuary for insects or rodents."

Junk/Inoperative Vehicle:
 
"It shall be unlawful for any person to place, abandon or leave, or store or permit the placement, abandonment, leaving, keeping, or storage of any inoeprative or junk condition motor vehicles and/or appliances out-of-doors upon any public or private land within the city."

Trash Containers (removing from curb/streetside):
 
"... shall be removed from streetside no later than 9 p.m. on the day of collection."

Yard Sale Signs (removal of signs):
 
"... all signs must be removed by 8 p.m. each day of sale. Sign cannot be larger than 4 sq. ft." Please note that signs cannot be affixed to Georgia Power poles nor placed on the Right-of-Way of any state or city street)

Keeping of Livestock/Poultry, operation of dog kennel, operation of a fish or game hatchery, etc.

"the keeping of livestock (horses, cows, mules, rabbits and the like), the keeping of poultry (chickens, ducks, geese and the like), operation of a dog kennel, fish hatchery, or game hatchery is considered a conditional use of the property and must be evaluated and approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals prior to bringing/keeping the animals on the property"

City of Grovetown
103 Old Wrightsboro Road
Grovetown, GA 30813-3015
Phone: 706-863-4576