It’s certainly not a problem unique to the Central District and one to which we can all relate. What can you do about piles of garbage, junk cars, etc. in your neighbor’s yard or driveway? The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development is the agency whose jurisdiction covers this type of code violation. As with abandoned vehicles on city property, the DPD will respond in a timely manner to complaints and concerns. The DPD website contains a list of common code violations as well as an online complaint form.