Ordinances FAQs

How many pets can I have?

There is a limit of five (5) dogs/cats....See Ordinance 2013-18 for additional information.

Can I park my vehicle in the street?

No.....See Ordinance 1991-2 for more detail.

How tall can my grass get before I have to mow it?

What are the water rates for Brookland Utilities?

There are multiple rate structures....See Ordinances 2009-17 and 2012-18 for more detail.

What are the sewer rates for Brookland Utilities?

There are multiple rate structures....See Ordinances 2009-18 and 2012-19 for more detail.

Can I park my vehicle on the city sidewalk?

No....See Ordinance 2017-09.

What happens if I damage my water meter while mowing?

The homeowner is responsible for damages to water meters....See Ordinance 2016-20 for list of component pricing.

Do I have to put a fence around my swimming pool?

Yes, if the water level is deeper than 15"...See Ordinance 2008-17 for detailed specifications.

Can I have farm animals?

Certain zones do allow for farm animals....See Ordinance 2013-18 for regulations.

I am interested in purchasing property in Brookland....how it is zoned? 

See zoning map on the Planning/Zoning page.

What can be developed in R1, R2, R3, R-MH or PUD zones?

See zoning code on Planning/Zoning page.

I have extra trash and large items that won't fit in my cart....how do I get rid of it?

Contact Dedman's Sanitation at (870) 781-3754 to schedule a special trash pickup and the additional cost of the special pickup will be added to your utility bill.