Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How does a property get declared disruptive?
A: Property is declared disruptive after three (3) violations of Legislation Code ordinances/statutes within a one (1) year period. Upon being cited for any of these violations, the property owner can appeal the Notice of Disruptive Activity to Disruptive Properties Board of Appeals Committee.

Q: What happens if my property is declared disruptive?
A: Declaration will be levied against your property. The official Declaration means the property owner will be charged for any and all future Public Safety service calls to the property owner. If law enforcement authorities are not called to the property for twelve (12) months, the property will no longer be classified as disruptive.

Q: What is the difference between Disruptive & Nuisance Properties?
A: Disruptive or Nuisance; both are quality of life issues. Residential homes and properties are considered “Disruptive” and commercial businesses i.e. bars are mostly considered “Nuisances.”

Q: I received a Notice of Disruptive Activity in the mail. What shall I do?
A: Upon receiving a Notice of Disruptive Activity a property owner is permitted to appeal the notice to the Board of Appeals Committee. The Board will decide to uphold the Notice or overturn it. Overturned notices are removed from the system and do not count as part of the three (3) notice total required to declare a property disruptive.

If you have any questions, please call Disruptive Properties at 412-255-6824.