Code Enforcement

The purpose of Code Enforcement is to establish and maintain a standard of quality of life for all citizens by providing quality inspections and bringing about improvements and rehabilitation to the neighborhoods and community that are served. Code Enforcement is tasked with protecting the health, welfare and safety of its residents.

Common Code Violations


The most common violations that are addressed by the Code Enforcement Department are:
  • Accumulation of litter, trash, debris, garbage and rubbish
  • High grass and vegetation
  • Illegal dumping
  • Junk and abandoned vehicles
  • Parking any vehicle on the grass or in the yard
  • Substandard and dangerous buildings
  • Unlawful home occupations

Report Possible Violations


Citizens may report possible violations in the following ways:
  • Online through Report a Concern
  • By email to Code Enforcement
  • By phone at 940-497-2226, ext. 110
  • In person anytime Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. (except for holidays) at the front window in City Hall located at 212 Main Street, Lake Dallas, TX 75065