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The Custodian of Public Records for the City of Dunnellon is the City Clerk. The City Clerk's office is the location where the City's public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested. The location and contact information is Mandy Roberts, City Clerk; City of Dunnellon City Hall; 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431; 352-465-8500. You can make your request in person, over the phone, or submit the Public Records Request Form.
Once we have reviewed your request staff will contact you to let you know the estimated date and time you can expect the requested information and if there will be any charge. Labor charges will apply to extensive or large requests for information.
City ordinance makes it illegal to permit grass or weeds to grow more than twelve (12) inches tall, excluding seed pods. (this does not apply to land on which the natural vegetation has not been removed). Individuals should contact the Code Enforcement division and provide information on the property. An officer will inspect the property and contact the owner. The owner is given ten (10) days, upon receipt of notice, to have the property mowed. However, if the owner cannot be located or does not mow the property, a pre-qualified contractor will mow or clean the property at a predetermined cost. The City will invoice the owner of record for the work done, plus administrative costs, and a lien will be placed on the property.
Any type of construction, including sheds, fences, roofs, or interior renovations where plumbing lines, electrical, drywall or HVAC work is being done requires a building permit in most cases. If there is a question regarding permits, contact Community Development at 352-465-8500.
You can stop in the Police Department Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm or give us a call at (352)-465-8510
You can report traffic-related problems in your neighborhood by calling 352-465-8510. Please provide information to the Call Taker about the location and nature of the problem, when it occurred, and whether you would like to have an Officer call you back. The problem will be forwarded to the appropriate unit for response and action.
Residents who want to ride along with a police officer may obtain a ride along application from the police department. Once it is completed and turned in at the Police Department. Once approved an Officer will contact you to set up a date and time for this worthwhile experience.
The Dunnellon Police Department is committed to maintaining a professional force and department. Both officers and civilians work for the department. If anyone has a complaint regarding an officer's actions or a civilian employee’s actions, he/she is encouraged to speak with a department Chief about the incident. Everyone should know they have every right to make a complaint and that no retaliation will come as the result of that complaint. The department will diligently investigate the complaint and implement corrective measures if they are warranted.