Today's economic climate has created a new atmosphere of concern for maintaining residential property values. Many communities, including Monticello, already have effective tools for addressing issues of common property-related problems within neighborhoods.
City ordinances can often serve to help property owners protect the value of their investment. Monticello’s ordinances currently include regulations related to:
Each of these ordinances is aimed at balancing the need to help ensure the general health, safety and welfare of citizens, while protecting individual property rights.
In addition to the ordinances, the City encourages homeowners to connect with their neighbors. Getting to know your neighbors is one of the best ways to ensure your neighborhood stays vibrant and safe.
The City also works to contact the banks, real estate firms or others who may be holding foreclosed properties in neighborhoods. The goal is to help ensure these properties are secure and properly maintained.
If you have a question or concern about a yard in your neighborhood (junk cars, weeds, etc.), please Email Us.
You can also learn more about nuisance and blight in the City Code.