North Dallas Fence Fight Brewing Over HeightA city ordinance says fences higher than six feet tall need a permit. But enforcement seems to have come out of nowhere.
Cleaner Streets Coming To Fort WorthThe city bought more fuel-efficient sweepers and found staffing from people already working at garbage drop-off points.
Dallas Has Had It With 'Bandit' SignsPlastered on utility poles, medians and stop signs, the City of Dallas has had enough.
Mayor Vows Improved Efforts To Take Aggressive Dogs Off StreetsPolice say a pack of six dogs mauled Antoinette Brown around 4:00 a.m. on May 2. Her son says she died Monday night.
City of Dallas Rest Break Ordinance Takes Effect Jan. 1All workers performing construction activity at a construction site receive a rest break of not less than 10 minutes for every four hours of scheduled work.
Grand Prairie Man Served Jail Time For Too Tall GrassA showdown over high grass and city codes prompted a Grand Prairie man to take himself to jail.
Residents In The Cedars Going On Smartphone ‘Code Crawl’There are missing sewer lids, broken curbs and overgrown lots in the Cedars -- just south of downtown Dallas. Now residents are hoping their weekend efforts will jump-start those repairs.
Neighborhood Stray Dogs A Concern After 3 Pit Bulls AttackFort Worth neighborhood is stressing its concerns about stray dogs after a vicious dog attack. Early Tuesday morning a father and daughter were mauled by three pit bulls.
No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation DismissalsHundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.
City Fighting To Demolish Blighted Apartment ComplexAfter a year of legal wrangling, hundreds of code violation citations and tens of thousand of dollars in fines issued, the City of Arlington is preparing to demolish an apartment complex it says is dangerous to anyone living in or around it.
I-Team Investigation Prompts Fort Worth City Council To Look Into Animal ShelterAs a result of the I-Team investigation, the city council will get a full briefing on the matter from the shelter's veterinarian and the code compliance director next week.
City Council Considering New Feral Cat PolicyOfficials with the City of Fort Worth say an agreement on a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program for feral cats can’t be reached, now the city council is considering a policy with the Code Compliance Office.