The conditions listed below may be violations of the Property Maintenance Ordinance. All these conditions must be clearly visible from a public place such as the street or sidewalk or from a neighboring property.
An immediate or serious threat to the health, safety or general welfare of the community - this condition must be determined by a building official, health department, fire marshal or other town official acting within their authority
Missing or boarded up windows or doors for more than 90 days
Outside walls, roofs, floors or foundations that are falling down or missing
Outside features such as stairs, porches and chimneys that are clearly damaged or falling apart
Holes in outside walls or rotted outside walls
Severely damaged or missing siding
Outside walls that have considerable mold
Outside walls that have large areas of peeling paint
Fire, water or wind damaged that has not been fixed after a reasonable amount of time
Constant garbage or trash that is not placed in containers for removal
Plants that are blocking more than half of a building’s outside walls or are blocking an entrance from being used
Trees that are rotted, dead or damaged and are causing a safety problem with a neighbor’s yard, house or to the public’s safety such as over a sidewalk or street
Grass or weeds that are over 12 inches high
Storing large amounts of junk
A blight complaint may be reported by using SeeClickFix or by contacting a Property Maintenance Inspector at 860-253-6258 or 860-253-6504. A Property Maintenance Inspector will check all reported conditions and determine if there is a violation of the Property Maintenance Ordinance. If so the property owner will be issued a violation notice.