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  • Boats, Trailers and Recreational Vehicles may be stored in a carport, enclosed structure or to the rear of building lines indicated by these illustrations.

  • Inoperable / Unregistered Vehicles may be stored in a carport or enclosed structure.

  • Grass or lawn on properties may be up to 12” in height.

  • Permitted Outside are items such as children’s toys/playground equipment and lawn furniture.

  • Portable Storage Units are allowed in residential neighborhoods twice a year not to exceed 14 days each.
  • Garage Sales: More than two (2) within a calendar year is not recommended.

  • Fences may have two sections replaced once per year without a permit through the City of Melbourne Building Department.

  • Block parties and other special activities are allowed with a special activity permit.

  • Refuse Containers may be placed out after 5:00 p.m. the day before pickup and returned to behind the face of the building on the day of collection.

  • Home Occupations, in a residentially zoned district, a home Business Tax Receipt may be issued when the home is used only as a location for a business phone and an address for business correspondence. There shall not be any walk-in or drive-in business to the residence; no storage of goods, equipment, or parking of commercial vehicles.

  • House Numerals indicate the official numerical address for each principal building or each front entrance to such building must be posted on the building in such a manner as to be clearly visible from the street in which the building is located. The numerals must be a minimum of three (3) inches in height and 1/2 inches wide and of a contrasting color to the building.