Code Compliance

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.
Fort Worth Seeing Green... Through TrashFort Worth's ongoing deep budget cuts are starting to mean big problems for the city's code compliance department and the animal control agency its responsible for. The department desperately needed money to keep up with citizen calls. So where did it turn? Garbage.
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