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Residents Invited to Free Code Compliance 101 WorkshopResidents Invited to Free Code Compliance 101 Workshop<div class="ExternalClassAEE17ADD48594EF7925BB2BF5D09CAD7"><p>​Are you concerned about trash, high weeds, dead trees, graffiti, deteriorated fences or open/vacant properties in your neighborhood? <br><br> The city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is hosting a free workshop on how the code compliance process works to address violations in your community. “Code Compliance 101” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Pecos Community Center, 17010 S. 48th St., classroom 3.<br><br> Residents can learn how to identify and report common violations and other important ways to get involved in the process. Attendees will learn: </p><ul><li>The step-by-step code compliance process and timeline</li><li>How to use free mobile phone applications to report blight</li><li>How to address code violations at vacant properties</li><li>What happens if a case goes to court</li><li>Answers to questions about problem properties in your neighborhood</li><li>How to use NSD’s Tool Lending Program for a neighborhood cleanup</li><li>Maintenance tips and resources to prevent code violations</li><li>Volunteer assistance: how to get it and how to sign up to help<br> </li></ul><p>For more information or to register for this free workshop, call 602-534-4444, email neighborhood.college@phoenix.gov or visit <a href="https://phoenix.gov/nsd/neighborhoodcollege">phoenix.gov/nsd/neighborhoodcollege</a>. For more NSD-related news and events, connect with us on social media at <a href="https://twitter.com/PHXNeighborhood">@PHXNeighborhood</a> and <a href="https://facebook.com/PhoenixNeighborhood">facebook.com/PhoenixNeighborhood</a>.</p></div>6/23/2015 8:00:00 PMYvette Roeder, 602-501-0620Neighborhood Services Department602-534-4444