Why are these code enforcement matters necessary?
All of the requirements listed are necessary to maintain a pleasant and safe environment for all citizens of Portland. We must all do our part to contribute to the benefit of our community. Maintaining our property is not only desirable but necessary to keep our community free of rodents and pests that are detrimental to our health and safety. Keeping the trees trimmed is necessary for the passage of emergency vehicles and for pedestrian safety on sidewalks. Displaying your address aids us in locating your property in case of an emergency.

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1. How often do I have to cut my grass?
2. I live next to an alleyway. What are my responsibilities?
3. What are the requirements for keeping shrubs and structures from hampering visability at intersections?
4. Why are these code enforcement matters necessary?