DPD Chief Seeks To Clear-Up Confusion Over Anti-Panhandling OrdinanceThe Dallas Police Department is de-emphasizing another part the ordinance which targets panhandlers in special zones the city established, such as store parking lots and around ATMs in downtown, Uptown and Deep Ellum.
Farmers Branch Council Repeals Official Language ResolutionEnglish is no longer the "official language" of the city of Farmers Branch.
New Ordinance In Mesquite For Payday Lending CompaniesThe key features of the new guidelines include payday loans not exceeding 20 percent of the customer’s gross monthly income and restrictions on auto loans.
Council Approves Rest Breaks For Dallas Manual Labor WorkersToday is the last Dallas City Council meeting of the year and this morning members approved an ordinance that supporters’ hope will save lives. The council approved an ordinance requiring that manual labor workers get rest breaks.
Gun Carrying Group May Not Be Only Ones Affected By Arlington BansOne story reported on CBSDFW.COM has a lot of people talking. It started with Tuesday night’s vote on an ordinance by the Arlington City Council to ban guns and concealed weapons at public meetings.
Dallas Council Passes Gas Drilling Ordinance With RestrictionsThe long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.
Arlington May Draw Line With Used Car BusinessesLook down some Arlington streets and you'll see car dealer, after car dealer. Some have old, hand painted signs, others are in old car dealership buildings. A new ordinance would prohibit business locations and enforce new building requirements.
Vote Could End Farmers Branch Illegal Immigrant Rental Ban FightThe Farmers Branch City Council could vote today on whether or not to end its long and costly legal fight to implement an ordinance banning immigrants, who are in the U.S. without legal permission, from renting property in the city.
City Council To Address Nudity Claim At Local ‘Breastaurant’Officials in the city of Lewisville could soon change an ordinance to better define what constitutes nudity. The issue came up after someone complained about what waitresses were wearing, or not wearing, at one restaurant.
Dallas Considering Changing Garage Sale Ordinance Getting a permit from the City of Dallas to have a garage sale could soon be cheaper and easier, for some people. This week Dallas City Council will be discussing a new ordinance that would ease current fees and restrictions.
Possible Driver Hand-Held Cell Phone Ban In ArlingtonArlington is looking at a possible ban on cell phone use by drivers. The Arlington City Council is considering an ordinance that prohibits all but hands-free cell phone use.