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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Residential Carport Permit Required

Car parked under a carport in front of a house.

Installing a carport to protect vehicles? Homeowners are required to request a permit from the Inspections Department for carports that are freestanding or attached to another building. Carport permits are a minimum of $65 and ensure that the structure is...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Is Your Roof Ready for Mother Nature?

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Springtime in Texas — erratic weather is the norm and, if big storms hit, residents may find they need a new roof. Or maybe it is simply time to replace or upgrade the roof on your home. The City of Irving Inspections Department offers these tips when it ...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Is a Building Permit Needed?

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Permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building. Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work being done. Permits and inspections are required whether the work ...

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Is a Permit Needed? Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: February 20, 2023

Multifamily Residents and Minimum Maintenance Standards

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Irving Code Enforcement, through its licensing and inspection program, is dedicated to improving the quality and standard of living for all people living in apartments, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and manufactured homes. A set of minimum standards are...

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Additional Info... Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2022

City Implements Short-Term Rental Registration Program

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Whether it’s concerts at the Toyota Music Factory or prestigious golf tournaments at Las Colinas Country Club, Irving attracts visitors from around the world. 

A popular lodging option for many visitors is a short-term rental (STR) property, which...

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Register Now Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Help Keep Dumpsters Clean

Two dumpsters, one overflowing with trash and the other's lid is properly closed.

The city’s dumpster ordinance helps ensure dumpsters are properly maintained and well kept.

The top three dumpster violations are:

  • Overflow: Trash and debris can scatter or attract wildlife when dumpsters are overflowing or when items are left on t...
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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Reporting Parking Violations

Car parked illegally in yard.

The City of Irving has two different departments that enforce parking ordinances depending on the type of violation. Learn which department to call based on the circumstances.

Code Enforcement

Examples of parking code violations on private property ...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Irving Code Enforcement Q&As

Cars parked on both sides of a residential street.

Setting the record straight: Code Enforcement answers residents’ questions about rules and regulations regarding property maintenance.

Is the city responsible for maintaining alleyways in residential neighborhoods?

No. The property owner or reside...

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Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

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The City of Irving’s Code Enforcement Department reminds residents about high grass and weeds.

Grass and weeds more than 10 inches in height are a violation of city code. Grass and weeds must be mowed to the edge of the roadway, including any alleyways. Ed...

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Mowing Liens: Frequently Asked Questions Irving Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Improving Curb Appeal of Your Property


What is curb appeal? The visual attractiveness of a home from the street. How can property owners enhance the curb appeal of their homes and businesses for little to no money? The City of Irving's Code Enforcement department offers ideas:

  • Pick up litter, t...
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Irving Code Enforcement Updates