A Code Enforcement Issued Violation is a Real PossibilityOne of the worst ideas is to put things out on the curb, hoping some junk picker or aspiring modern art realist will pick it up. Sure, it might be salvageable or even the next visually challenging Warholesque piece, but it’s probably in violation of county or city codes.
The fact that a violation may be in existence for many years simply means that it has not been “caught”. Often a citizen complaint brings us to a property where we can document the violation once brought to our attention. — Pinellas County Building and Development Review ServicesThe dump disposal fee will be accompanied by a fine, both of which will pick your pocket. There are items you can put out on the street, but you ought to know what is and isn’t permissible and what will and won’t be hauled-away.
The Worst Advice about Junk Garbage Removal You HearThe problem with junk garbage removal is the very fact that’s it’s not usually that simple. Typically, you’ll have to lug very heavy items from out of your home or off your property to a truck or trailer and then have to haul it away, only to have to pay a fee, put a kink in your neck and a pain in your back, and offload it. That’s why we try and rationalize and get pieces of bad advice like these:
- It won’t hurt to conceal it with regular trash. You might or might not get away with this sneaky trick, but if you are caught, the consequences won’t be pleasant.
- That dumpster behind the grocery store is the answer. Many retailers have security camera surveillance installed to catch unauthorized dumping and that’s a costly proposition.
- Just put it in the big roll-off container on that nearby construction site. These are sometimes monitored and what’s more, it’s a crime to trespass on a construction site.
- I’ll break it down myself and throw it out a piece at a time. That old playset will present more of a challenge than you think; and, most don’t come apart easily.