Property Maintenance Code

The Property Maintenance Code requires that all private and commercial properties be maintained at a certain level.


Code violations include:

  • Parking on the grass.
  • Outside storage of junk vehicles. A junk vehicle means any vehicle, car, truck, van, or trailer that is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, stripped, partially stripped, inoperative, abandoned, or discarded. Up to two vehicles under repair may be stored in an enclosed building.
  • Commercial vehicles parked in the driveway or street; they must be parked in an enclosed structure.
  • Boats or RVs parked in the front yard or on the street. They must be parked in the side or rear yard and on an approved surface, which includes a concrete, asphalt, brick paver, or decorative stone surface.

Report a violation.

Illegal parking includes blocking of any driveway, fire hydrant, or sidewalk, or within 20 feet of an intersection. Contact the Lilburn Police Department non-emergency response: 770-513-5700.

Unsafe Buildings

There should be no evidence of physical decay on the exterior of buildings, such as peeling paint, mildew, and cracks.

Report a violation.

Yard Maintenance

Code violations include:

  • Grass or unkempt vegetation higher than 12 inches.
  • Hedges higher than 3 feet in front of the building.
  • Outdoor storage of appliances, building materials, rubbish, etc.
  • Hazardous trees, or debris more than 30 days old.
  • Dumping or discharging pollutants into ditches or waterways.

Report a violation.


Noise should not be loud enough to be heard inside your home, though there are some exemptions. The Lilburn Police Department enforces the noise ordinance using a meter to measure the sound level. Contact non-emergency response: 770-513-5700.


Decorative Christmas lights must be removed no later than Jan. 31. Other seasonal decorations should be removed after 30 days.

Report a violation.


  • Keep dogs on a leash or at heel.
  • Complaints regarding animals, including chickens, should be addressed by contacting Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement at 770-339-3200.