Our Code Enforcement Officers work to make sure our community remains safe and beautiful. Tasked with making sure city ordinances and property maintenance codes are complied with, Code Enforcement works proactively and conjointly with residents, property owners, and businesses to preserve and keep our community aesthetically pleasing. By doing so, we’re solidifying Madison’s spot as a premiere city to plant your roots.
Click here to report a violation. You will be asked to provide the location and nature of the violation. If you do not have a street address, please give your best description of the area, including landmarks and/or intersections. Your request will be routed to Code Enforcement for review.
Grass & Weeds
It shall be a violation for any person to permit grass & weeds to grow to a height in excess of 12 inches on any premises or lot owned by such person within the City.
Prohibited Parking / Storage of Inoperable Vehicles
Inoperable vehicles must be parked/stored on a paved driveway and covered with a car cover. Inoperable vehicles cannot be parked /stored on public streets.
Front Yard Parking
Parking of motorized vehicles shall be prohibited within the yard area between the street and the building, except on a paved driveway.
Other Parking Restrictions in Residential Zones
It shall be unlawful for any person, whether owner or operator, to leave on any public street any recreational vehicle, mobile home, motor home, boat or trailer.
Maintenance of Land
All land shall be maintained free from any accumulation of garbage, litter, debris, blight or deterioration.
Failure to Establish Utility Line Location
The Ordinance of the City of Madison, AL (Ordinance No. 96-76, Section 6.4.3) requires a notification of at least 72 hours for utility lines to be located prior to the start of any excavation. Click here to view the Construction Specifications Manual for Public Improvements.