Trash, Junk, or Debris

Violation
It is in violation of City Ordinance to have excess trash, junk or debris anywhere on your property inside the corporate limits of the City of Claremore.

The following items qualify as trash, junk or debris and will be viewed as a violation:
  • Items out of place (furniture in yard, indoor furniture placed outdoors, appliances outdoors, piles of junk or tree brush, etc.) and on private property
  • Piles of debris are investigated and found to have vermin infestation or harborage
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If Your Property is in Violation
  • Items in a pile prepared for pickup or by the curb will be turned over to the Light and Water Office for a bulk pickup to be charged to the customer’s Sanitation account.
  • If there is no active utility account or items are scattered about the yard in a manner not suitable for bulk pick up, a five day notice will be sent to owner and occupant if different.
  • If there is no active utility account or items are scattered about the yard in a manner not suitable for bulk pick up a 5 day FTC notice will be sent before any citations or abatement procedures.
  • If there is no active utility account or items are scattered about the yard in a manner not suitable for bulk pick up a Citation will be issued to the property owner or, Abatement procedures will be ordered.
  • Photos must be taken before, during and after abatement.
Exceptions
  • Citations may be issued to occupant instead of owner if a special situation exists at the property.
  • Accumulation of trash, junk, or debris may be summarily abated for 6 months after initial abatement procedures without further notice to the property owners.
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