Posts Tagged With: “Grass”


Grass Cutting Tips to Save Water, Have Healthier Grass, and Be Code Compliant


Grass cutting season has begun. Here are some grass related tips: Leave grass clippings on your lawn to hold moisture better, which means less watering. It also returns valuable nutrients to the soil. Don’t blow grass clippings into the street because they can clog storm water drains and cause flooding. Harrington’s code requires grass to be 6″ or less in height and clippings to be […]



Property Maintenance – Common Code Violations


Check your property for easy ways to beautify your home and avoid Property Maintenance Code violations: Grass kept at 6” or less (more information about grass cutting and yard waste) Trash cans should not be visible from the street Sidewalks should be free of debris and weeds Peeling paint should be removed and repainted Broken windows should be repaired Indoor furniture cannot be placed outside […]



Yard Waste Cannot Be Placed in Trash Containers


As of January 1, 2011, yard waste is banned from being disposed of in Delaware landfills. Please do not mix grass, leaves, tree limbs, shrubs, or garden material with regular household garbage. Trash containers with any yard waste in them will not be collected. The trash hauler can be fined $500 for disposing of yard waste at the landfill. Residents of the City of Harrington […]