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Ordinance Enforcement Resources

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Ordinance Enforcement Complaint

Please use our Request Assistance service to file an ordinance enforcement complaint.

Making ordinance enforcement information easily and clearly accessible for residents is very important to the City of Novi.  Use the following guide to contact the appropriate office.

Contact the Novi Ordinance Enforcement Officers at 248-735-5678 with questions or concerns regarding:

  • Graffiti
  • Signs including business identification, entryway, sale or lease, garage sale, open house and grand opening
  • Fences
  • Weeds and unmowed lawns
  • Dumpster or storage containers
  • Litter and storage of trash receptacles
  • Inoperable, scrap or unlicensed vehicle (on private property)
  • Commercial vehicles parked in residential areas (on private property)
  • Zoning violations
  • Home occupations
  • Recreational vehicle storage
  • Public sidewalk snow removal
  • Firewood storage
  • Compost piles
  • Outdoor storage of appliances, household furnishings or fixtures
  • Excessive pets (More than (3) dogs or cats in a dwelling)
  • Failure to pick up animal waste
  • Soil erosion and runoff
  • Open or unsafe structures

Please contact your Home Owners Association regarding the following concerns:

  • Subdivision deed restrictions
  • Landscape maintenance (other than lawns and weeds over 8")
  • Maintenance of private roads and common areas

Contact the Novi Police Department at 248-348-7100 with concerns regarding:

  • Traffic violations
  • Barking dogs
  • Walking of off leash animals
  • Loose or dangerous animals
  • Animal Cruelty
  • Inoperable, scrap or unlicensed vehicle (on public property)
  • Dumping or Littering
  • Noise complaints or after hours construction activity

Contact the Novi Fire Department at 248-349-2162 with concerns regarding:

  • Open burning
  • Disabled fire suppression or alarm systems
  • Blocked or locked emergency exits
  • Overcrowded venues

Contact the Novi Department of Public Service at 248-735-5640 with concerns regarding:

  • Maintenance of City Streets and traffic devices
  • Water and sewer issues

Contact the Oakland County Animal Control at 248-391-4102 with concerns regarding:

  • Novi PD should serve as the first point of contact since Oakland County Animal Control typically responds from Auburn Hills.
  • Loose or dangerous animals
  • Animal Cruelty

Contact the Oakland County Road Commission at 248-645-2000 with concerns regarding:

  • Maintenance of County Roads and traffic devices

Contact the Oakland County Health Department at 248-926-3300 with concerns regarding:

  • Restaurants
  • Wells and onsite sewage disposal systems (drainfields)
  • Contact the Oakland County Health Department at 877-377-3641 to report dead birds (typically crows, blue jays or ravens) or regarding the West Nile Virus:

Additional information is available at www.michigan.gov/westnilevirus