Dallas, Texas

Code Compliance

Welcome to the City of Dallas Department of Code Compliance Website. Our mission is to foster clean, healthy, safe communities while preventing physical blight from Dallas neighborhoods. The Department Code Compliance enforces City Ordinances and inspects both residential and commercial properties for violations that may threaten the general public’s safety which encompasses Animal Services, Demolition, Food Protection, Transportation Regulation, Mosquito Abatement, and Nuisance Abatement.

Staff Members and Officers respond to 311 service calls, proactive inspections and court ordered actions to resolve and eliminate violations of the City’s various ordinances.

Together with the help of all communities we can
build and sustain a better Dallas.

Code Violations

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Top 10 Common Code Violations

High Weeds High Weeds
& Grass
Litter Litter
Street/Alley/Sidewalk Obstructions Street/Alley/Sidewalk Obstructions Signs on Public Right of Way Signs on Public
Right of Way
Bulky Trash Bulky Trash Substandard Structures Substandard Structures
Junk Motor Vehicles Junk Motor Vehicles Illegal Dumping Illegal Dumping
Illegal Outside Storage Illegal Outside Storage Graffiti Graffiti
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Recent Ordinances

Multi-tenant Registration
Fee Increase

Non-Owner Occupied
Rental Program

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