Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Department is comprised of the following divisions:  Customer Service; Complaint Investigations; Proactive Neighborhood Patrols; Multi-Family Operations; Mosquito Management; Semi-Public Pool Inspections; and Keep Irving Beautiful.

Collectively, this team partners with home and business owners alike to achieve voluntary compliance as it relates to life health safety; land use; zoning; minimum property/building standards on residential/commercial zoned properties; and beautification.  

Code Enforcement is committed to safeguarding the public health; improving community appearance; and protecting the integrity of neighborhoods.

Reporting Concerns:

  • For on-street/public right of way violations: vehicles abandoned, parked the wrong way, causing an obstruction, oversized commercial vehicles parked in residential areas, expired tags, call Police Non-Emergency at 972-273-1010.
  • For animal concerns, call Animal Services department at 972-721-2256.
  • To report a structure or fence under construction without a permit, or to submit a food establishment complaint, call Inspections department at 972-721-2371.
  • To report graffiti, call Streets department at 972-721-2201.
  • To report a neighbor violating water restrictions or blowing leaves into the street/gutters, call Water Utilities department at 972-721-2281.
  • To report shopping carts on the sidewalk or street or excessive amounts of trash/debris in the street/curb, call Parks and Recreation department at 972-721-2501.

The following conditions can be observed as code violations on private property zoned for the following uses:  Residential; Commercial; Apartment; Hotel; 4 Plex; Duplex; Manufactured Housing; and Vacant Lots: 

  • High Grass & Weeds
  • Illegal Land Use/Zoning
  • Outside Junk, Litter or Debris
  • Parking on unimproved surface
  • Inoperable/Wrecked Vehicles
  • Dilapidated Fences
  • Deteriorated Building Exteriors
  • Minimum Building Conditions (Apartments/Hotels/4 Plexes/Mgf. Housing)

Please Submit a Code Complaint or contact the Code Enforcement Department at (972) 721-4929 (automated) or (972) 721-4829 during business hours.

Providing the following information will expedite the investigation process:

  • Location or Address
  • Name of Business, Company, or Property
  • Nature of Violation

Written complaints for Code Enforcement may be faxed to (972) 721-3634 or mailed to:
City of Irving
Code Enforcement Department
3rd Floor
825 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060.