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Code Enforcement is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Westerville by enforcing several sections of the City's Codified Ordinances. The Enforcement Division may be contacted at (614) 901-6816 or Submit a service request by clicking here.

A complete copy of the City of Westerville's Codified Ordinances can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  You can perform word searches on any topic contained in our code or you can search by Chapter number. Simply type the word(s) or number in the "Quick Search" box and click Search.  The City of Westerville's Codified Ordinances are maintained by American Legal Publishing.

fencesYou need a permit to build a fence. 
Fence Permit Application


grass and weeds Maximum 8” height is enforced April - October. 
Code Chapter 539

garage and yard salesOne every 6 months lasting no more than 3 days. No signs on street lights or telephone poles.

Code Chapter 1175.06


property maintenanceInteriors and exteriors of property must be maintained in compliance with the Property Maintenance Code.

recreational vehicles
Please park recreational vehicles on a paved surface behind the front building line.

Code Chapter 1171.06


trash Accumulations of trash, garbage, refuse, appliances, furniture, etc. are prohibited.

Code Chapter 1175.04