Grass & Weed Abatement

Over Grown House
Grass and Weeds
The Inspections Division is responsible for the enforcement of grass and weed abatement in the city.

Making a Complaint


To make a complaint, please call 252-939-4022. Upon receipt of a complaint, an inspection of the property will be made. If a property is determined to be in violation of the city's ordinance, the property owner will be contacted via mail. The property owner will be given 10 days to abate the violation.

Property Tax Fines


If the violation still exist after 10 days, the property will be added to the list for the city's contractor. An assessment for the abatement and fines will be charged to the property tax.