Yard
Maintenance

yard with tall weeds

Grass, weeds or uncultivated plants should not be allowed to become overgrown. Remember, maintenance of vegetation in parkways and alleys is the property owner's responsibility.
(El Paso Municipal Code 9.04.860)

Domestic
Storage

Bathroom sink and cabinet sitting outside of home

Storing materials outside that would not be generally used outdoors, such as indoor furniture or appliances, is prohibited.
(El Paso Municipal Code 20.14.190)

Junked
Vehicles

inoperable vehicle sitting in yard with overgrown weeds

An uncovered junked vehicle or junk vehicle parts may not be stored in a residential area where it is visible from the street.
(El Paso Municipal Code 9.08.010)

Off-street
Parking

Vehicles shall not be parked in the front or side yard of a home unless the parking surfacing is composed of concrete, asphalt or another comparable dust-free surface.
(El Paso Municipal Code 20.14.040)

Garage/
Yard Sales

Code Violaton

It is unlawful for the owner or occupant in a residential district to hold yard or garage sales more than three (3) times a calendar year on the same lot. You cannot conduct a yard or garage sale for more than two (2) days at a time.
(El Paso Municipal Code 20.10.750)

Illegal
Dumping

pile of tires sitting in empty lot

It is unlawful to dispose of solid or hazardous waste - such as garbage, construction materials and used tires - in vacant lots and other non-permitted areas.
(El Paso Municipal Code 9.04.670)

Sidewalk
Obstructions

overgrown bushes and tree limping blicking part of sidewalk

Keep tree branches, foliage, hedges and shrubs trim, so there is at least eight feet clearance between their overhang and the sidewalk.
(El Paso Municipal Code 12.68.030 B,C)

Prohibited
Sales

car with for sale sign sitting on empty lot

It is prohibited to sell merchandise - such as vehicles, novelties or any other goods - on vacant lots or a public right-of-way, which is commonly known as a street, easement or sidewalk. Vehicle sales are also not allowed on parking lots.
(El Paso Municipal Code 13.20.040)

ILLEGAL SIGNS
ON THE PARKWAY

illegal sign on parkway

Signs located in the public right-of-way must be framed, portable two-sided and freestanding, without requiring staking into the ground. Signs are not permitted on the median.
(El Paso Municipal Code 15.08.120)