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Backyard Junk

Code Enforcement

Code enforcement is a division of the Police Department in Colstrip. It seeks to protect the safety and well being of the residents.


It strives to preserve the quality of life in neighborhoods by providing adequate space for each type of development and preventing problems associated with incompatible uses.


It seeks to protect and maintain property values through the enforcement of City Ordinances and Regulations.


Some of the most common problems addressed through Code Enforcement are:


Example 1

Junk, inoperable or unlicensed vehicles parked on private property and on city streets


Example 4



Example 2

Open storage of junk, garbage or debris


Example 5

  • RV (Storage or living in)

  • Commercial uses in residential neighborhoods

  • Building setbacks or violations

  • Sign regulations

  • Poor property maintenance


Example 3

Clear Vision at street intersections

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