Little Elm Common Code Violations

Report a Violation

To report a code violation, visit the Little Elm Action Center. You can submit your request or complaint online and the automated system will create a work ticket for the Code Officer. You do not have to provide your name or contact information.

Tall Grass and Weeds

Weeds and grass over 12 inches in height are a violation. Property owners and tenants are responsible for keeping their lawns mowed to the edge of the roadway.

Junked and Illegally Parked Vehicles

Any vehicle in public view that is inoperable for 30 days, wrecked, dismantled and not registered or licensed is considered a junk vehicle. Boats, RVs and trailers are prohibited from being parked on public streets, right of ways, or alleys in excess of 72 hours with out being moved.

Trash, Debris and Illegal Dumping

Properties should be kept free of unsightly buildup of litter, garbage, and/or junk which is likely to become unsanitary, offensive, or likely to create disease. Examples include unauthorized use of a dumpster, discarding trash and debris on another individual’s property, or dumping left over construction materials on private or public properties.

Illegal and Prohibited Signs

Bandit Signs are temporary business signs, usually of cardboard or foam board and mounted on angle iron, a wooden stake or posted to a utility pole. These signs are illegal and are put up without permits. 

Garage Sales and Signs

Residents having garage sales are required to obtain a permit. Only garage sale signs issued by the town are permitted and must be posted on private property

Oversized Vehicles 

Vehicles exceeding 30 feet in length, 8 feet in height and have a carrying capacity greater than 4,000 lbs. are not permitted to be parked in residential areas.