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Code Compliance

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Neighborhood Stray Dogs A Concern After 3 Pit Bulls Attack

Fort 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.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

CODE COMPLIANCE 3

No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation Dismissals

Hundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

La Joya Apartments. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

City Fighting To Demolish Blighted Apartment Complex

After 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.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Fort Worth City Council To Look Into Animal Shelter

As 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.

05/08/2013

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City Council Considering New Feral Cat Policy

Officials 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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2012

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Fort Worth Seeing Green… Through Trash

Fort 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.

06/02/2011