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Code Compliance InformationDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Page 1 of 2 | Published: 1/22/2018 Development Services | 1055 South Grady Way, 6th Floor | Renton, WA 98057 | 425-430-7200 Website: rentonwa.gov CODE COMPLIANCE Published : 1/22/2018 Vehicles  All vehicles on residential property must be licensed and operable  Auto repair is not a business allowed in a residential area  The City’s parking ordinance allows up to four non-commercial vehicles to be parked on a residential lot  Boats and RV’s must be operable and currently licensed  Vehicles in the public street call 425-430-7561 Garbage  Garbage, yard waste & recyclable items must be stored in an approved container with a tight fitting lid  Plastic garbage bags are not an approved storage container  Containers should be placed at the curb site no earlier than 24 hours before scheduled pick up and removed within 24 hours after pick up  Garbage Service is mandatory Vegetation  Grass and Weeds must be 12 inches or less in height on a developed lot  Grass and Weeds must be 24 inches or less on an undeveloped lot  Cannot encroach on to private property, public sidewalks or streets  Must be trimmed to a height of 12 feet or higher above roadways and eight feet or more over sidewalks Outdoor Storage  Height Limit of Six Feet  Must be Neatly Stacked  Backyard Storage Only Cargo Containers  Commonly known as Shipping Containers are Not Allowed in Residential Areas CODE COMPLIANCE (CONT ’D ) Page 2 of 2 | Published: 1/22/2018 Tent/Canopy Structures (Fabric or Metal Structures)  May not be located in front or side yard setback  May not be located closer that six feet to any structure  Must comply with outdoor storage code  Must be maintained in good condition Building Permits  The Renton Municipal Code requires building permits to be issued for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, use, occupy or maintain any building or structure in the city. Fence Heights  Fences, walls, or hedges located within the side and front yard setbacks may be forty eight (48”) inches in height. Fences, walls, or hedges located within the side and front yard setbacks may be forty eight (48) inches in height.  Corner Lots: Fences, retaining walls or hedges shall not exceed forty two inches (42") in height in any part of the clear vision area  A “Special Fence Permit” could allow a deviation from the required height restriction in the front and side yard setbacks. If the deviation is approved, a seventy two (72”) inch high fence could remain and required landscaping would be installed and maintained between the fence and right of way.  Republic Garbage Service 206-777-6440  Animal Control 425-430-7561  Building Permits 425-430-7200  Business License 425-430-6987  Graffiti Hotline 425-430-7373  Graffiti in Progress 911  Human Services 425-430-6650  Neighborhood Program 425-430-6595  Shopping Carts 425-430-7400  Vehicles in Street 425-430-7561  Zoning & Land Use 425-430-7294  24 hour message line 425-430-7373  codecompliance@rentonwa.gov