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South Salt Lake Code states that inoperable and unlicensed vehicles must be stored in an enclosed structure such as a garage or shed. Scrap metal, junk, or wrecked vehicles and vehicle parts are considered to be outdoor storage/accumulation of solid waste and must be removed.
Car covers and tarps are not acceptable and are not considered enclosed structures.
An abandoned/junk vehicle is any vehicle with the following:
• Inoperable, dismantled, wrecked, or on blocks or similar device
• Does not display current tags or license plate
• Has a deflated tire or broken windows
Overgrown/Uncontrolled Conditions South Salt Lake Code states that weeds and grass shall be maintained at a height of six (6) inches or less at all times. All land including park strip areas (between sidewalk and curb) and areas adjacent to the property such as alleys or easements must remain free of conditions that cause the property to become unsightly. Grass clippings must be bagged and removed as well. Maintenance of alleys, sidewalks, streets, easements, or rights-of-way is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner.
South Salt Lake Code Enforcement provides the following quick list to help residents and neighbors to learn about parking vehicles in South Salt Lake:
• All vehicles must be parked on a hard surface of asphalt or concrete. Vehicles are prohibited from parking in yards or landscape areas.
• Parking over and on sidewalks and park strips is prohibited.
• No car shall be parked on a street or alley longer than 72 consecutive hours.
• Inoperable and unregistered vehicles parked on the street are prohibited.
• Trailers shall not park on the street unless attached to a licensed, registered, and operable vehicle.
• Off-street parking of vehicles or trailers must be on hard surface areas such as concrete, asphalt, gravel, or pavers.
• Large vehicles that exceed 35 feet in length or 30,000 pounds GVW is not permitted to park on any public street, unless approved by the city or in the process of moving residential goods.
In an effort to prevent graffiti in South Salt Lake, enforcement efforts are being increased to have graffiti removed as quickly as possible. Property owners are responsible and liable for the care and upkeep of their properties, which includes the removal of graffiti.
Graffiti on private property must be removed as soon as possible to discourage repeat occurrences. The sooner the graffiti is removed the less likely it will become tagged again.
South Salt Lake code states that the owner or tenant or any person in possession of or in control of real property who shall fail to remove any drawing, inscription or writing, commonly known as "graffiti," which was written or drawn so as to be seen by the public, within seven days after having been notified to do so, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
To report graffiti, contact our SSL Neighborhoods Connect Line at 801-464-6757, firstname.lastname@example.org, and South Salt Lake Non-Emergency Dispatch at 801-840-4000.
According to the Salt Lake County Health Department, solid waste can include any of the following: garbage, trash, hazardous waste, industrial waste, construction and demolition waste, used oil, or accumulated discarded materials.
It is against the law for any person to deposit any solid waste or litter, or allow any person to do the same, to any public or private property or lot, street or road, ditch, gutter, or any place other than an approved trash container area.
Littering is the willful or negligent throwing of solid waste onto any premises other than approved trash container areas.
Bulk Waste Trailer Rental (Dumpsters)
Dumpster rental is available to South Salt Lake residential garbage customers for $50. Once reserved, trailers are delivered and picked up from your home. Some restrictions apply. Reserve online here, or contact SSL City Hall at 801-464-6757, Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm with any questions.
Outdoor Storage is the storage of miscellaneous materials, tools, furniture, household items, goods, products, wares...out of doors. No outside storage is permitted on any residential property, except for approved outdoor items such as planters and storage sheds. Indoor furniture is not allowed to be used as outdoor leisure furniture.
Laundry hung from fences, porches, and clotheslines that are visible from the street is prohibited under the South Salt Lake code.
Accumulation of solid waste and litter (such as junk, trash, and debris), is a public nuisance and a violation for any owner or occupant to allow the accumulation, abandonment, or storage of trash, junk and debris on private or public property. This includes areas at fences, wall bases, grassy and planted areas, borders, embankments, sidewalks, strips, gutters, streets and alleys.
• Snow removal must take place the same day the snow has fallen unless it has fallen after 6:00 p.m., which will then be required to be removed by 10:00 a.m. the next morning.
• Do not park on any city street or roadway between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. when snow removal will be necessary.
• Parking is limited to 72 hours consecutively on any street or alley.
• Other limited parking times are as follows: Parking in excess of two hours between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. is prohibited on Main Street between 2100 South and 3000 South.
• Parking unlicensed or unregistered vehicles is prohibited at all times. Unattached trailers parked on the street are also prohibited and must be attached to a licensed, registered, and operable vehicle.
SSL Code 12.08.090