Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division’s mission is to enforce adopted property maintenance codes that will ensure a high quality of life for our residents, lower crime rates within the City, and protect personal and business property values within the City.

Common Code Violations:

High weeds and Grass

If weeds or grass is higher than 12 inches then that is a violation of city code

Junked Vehicles

If junked motor vehicles are visible from a public place or right-of-way they are in violation of city code

Trash & Debris

Piles of trash, rubbish, and other debris on visible to the public is a violation of city code


All signs shall not be deteriorated and must be kept in good condition; they also are not allowed to be placed on telephone or utility poles and must be kept outside of the right-of-way

Stagnant Water

Having a swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs; holes or items that can retain water, which becomes stagnant is against city code

Key Contacts:

Varnessa Slade, Code Compliance Official

(903) 934-7833

Chemelle Johnson, Permit Technician

(903) 935-4455

The Code Enforcement Office is located on the first floor of City Hall, at 401 S. Alamo Street.

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