Residential Ordinance Guide

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The City has prepared various information sheets that explain the restrictions related to residential property. If the information provided should conflict with the City of Germantown Code of Ordinances, the Code shall prevail. If you have any questions concerning zoning of your property, contact Sarah Goralewski, Planner at (901)77-7295 or Sheila Pounder, Planning Division Manager at  (901) 751-5681.

Code violations may be reported online or by calling (901) 757-7264.

Abandoned/junked/wrecked vehicles 
Accessory structures, detached
Attached additions to existing principal building 
Attached additions to existing principal building on double frontage lot 
Double frontage lots 
Fences, residential
Garage/yard or private sales 
Grass, weeds and noxious growth 
Home based business/office
Residential parking requirements
Portable storage (PODs) 
Satellite dishes
Swimming pools  
Temporary sign
Trees on residential lots 
2009 Zoning Ordinance Amendments 

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