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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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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Is a Building Permit Needed?


The City of Irving Inspections Department reminds residents that 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 be...

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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

Person cutting grass with manual push mower.

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 Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

New Hours for Temporary Signs Placed in Right-of-Way

Open House

The Code Enforcement Department would like residents to know that the times when temporary signs can be displayed in the city’s right-of-ways has changed.

Previously residents could display temporary signs from noon Friday to noon Monday. Now they can be d...

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View the Sec. 7-4(4)-Prohibited Signs ordinance 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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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Is This a Violation?


The following conditions are treated as code violations on private property zoned for residential, commercial, multifamily, manufactured housing and vacant lots:

  • High Grass and Weeds
  • Illegal Land Use/Zoning
  • Outside Junk, Litter or Debris
  • Parking on unimproved...
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Code Enforcement Updates