New guidelines were approved by the City of Irving in 2008 for convenience stores to increase safety measures for residents, customers and store employees. The guidelines are intended to address the following:
The guidelines require specific safety features, including but not limited to this list:
For the complete ordinance with all requirements, view City of Irving Ordinance No. 9012.
All of Irving's 120-plus convenience stores are required to comply with the requirements at all times. Equipment requirements have been in place since November 2008.
Paperwork and Examples
Robbery Prevention Training
Training classes for convenience store owners and employees are currently being redeveloped. All scheduled classes have been cancelled, and online classes will be available soon. Please contact Zach Ramirez for more information.