Town of Houston

      The Regular Meeting of the
      Houston Town Council
      May 02, 2019
      at 7:30 PM

      ​ at the Houston Vol. Fire Co., 143 Broad Street

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      This site was last updated: July 18, 2019
      PO Box 196
      Houston, DE  19954
      Town of
      Incorporated March 26, 1913
      Pages 695 - 706
      2018 - 2019 
      Budget - Chapter 175 Fees

      Adopted 06/07/18
      Ordinance 18-01
      Bids for town Services  

      On Thursday June 06, 2019 the Town of Houston will accept bids for the following services:

      Grass Mowing for the Town property and property maintenance violations.

      Snow Removal, approximately 3 miles of town and state maintained roads.

      Trash and Recycle collection services including new containers for both services.

      Chapter 400 Property Maintenance  

      Grass height within the Town Limits is (6”) six inches max.. 

      Tree height, if overhangs:
      A sidewalk should be maintained to a minimum height of 10’ (ten feet). 
      A street should be maintained to a minimum height of 14’ (fourteen feet). 

      Detrimental (harmful, unfavorable) objects or materials are also a problem. 

      The Town will post properties in violation of the above, then if no action is taken within the allotted time of the posting, the Town will take action. The property owner will be charged per violation. Chapter 175 Fees list the Violation Charges, Administrative fees, and/or Professional Fees for all Chapter 400 violations. 

      Welcome our new Code Enforcement Officer
      Karen Emory Brittingham