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Code Enforcement

123 NW Hwy 19

Crystal River, Fl. 34428

To report a code violation, please contact: 

Stefanie Semmes

352-795-4216 ext. 340

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 -5:00 



That standing water can harbor mosquitos? If there is standing water in your yard or pooling in items stored in your yard, please remove the water. When possible, upend the item to prevent standing water from accumulating in the future. Mosquito harborages are a health concern and also a violation of City Code.  This is pursuant to City Code, Section 6-63 Exterior Maintenance Standards (8) No structure, vehicle, receptacle, yard, lot, premises or part thereof shall be constructed, made, used, maintained or operated in any manner causing or producing any health or safety hazard or permitted to become a rat harborage or to become conducive to a rat harborage, nor shall it be permitted to become a mosquito harborage or to become conducive to a mosquito harborage.

Garage Sales...

A permit is required for a Garage Sale.  The Permitting Department, located at City Hall issues the Garage sale permit for a fee of $5.00.  Garage Sale signs may be displayed on the property where the sale is located and on a neighboring property, provided permission has been granted by the neighboring property owner. Garage sale signs may be displayed ONLY on the day (s) of the sale and must be removed when the sale ends. Garage sale signs are not permitted on the roadway.

Submit an online Code Violation ComplaintReport Code Violation


Registering Complaints Anonymously Under State Law 

You may report a code violation anonymously, it will be reviewed but will only be acted on if it is a significant threat to the health, safety and welfare of the public. However, any personal information you provide becomes public record, which any other citizen has the right to review, if requested.

Any written or emailed material received or generated by the City Staff or Council members becomes public record and state law requires records be made available for inspection by any citizen who requests it. This means it is impossible to provide anonymity to anyone who writes to the City via email or letter containing personal information.

Also, please be aware that if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will be unable to provide you with follow up information regarding your complaint. 


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City of Crystal River

123 NW HWY 19, Crystal River, FL 34428

Ph: (352) 795-4216

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