One of the most frustrating things as a homeowner is working hard to make your yard and home look nice, when you have neighbors that don't. Why should they get to look at something nice when you have to look at their mess on a daily basis?

It's also extremely frustrating to take pride in your home's appearance when there is an abandoned property or vacant lot with mile high grass; that is a complete eyesore and totally running down your property value.

The good news? You don't have to sit back and stew about the ugliness, you can literally be the get-rid-of-that-lawn-guy by easily reporting it to the City of Rockford. Here's how:

Sometimes taking pride in your city means reporting those that don't.

FYI...the same process can be used to report a neighboring tree that is dead and falling into your yard. Check out rockfordil.gov for more information.

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