Common Code Violations
The City of North Richland Hills strives to be a community where all residents can enjoy the highest quality of life within safe and attractive neighborhoods. Citizens are encouraged to be a good neighbor by fostering a strong sense of civic pride and voluntarily complying with city codes. How do you know if a neighbor or your property is in violation of city codes? Learn about the common code violations below. Please contact our Code Compliance office with any questions.
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- Maintaining graffiti on public or private structures;
- Permitting a lawn irrigation system to spray or overflow water into a public street during periods of freezing weather and resulting in a potentially dangerous condition;
- The sweeping or blowing of grass clippings, leaves or any other matter into a street or storm drain;
- Failure to pick up trash prior to mowing;
- Permitting the accumulation or dumping of garbage, rubbish, or debris, that provides a breeding place for insects or rodents;
- Permitting water to become stagnant, foul, or provides harborage for mosquitoes, flies, and other insects;
- Septic tanks that present a potential injurious threat to the health and safety of the public;
- Discharging of sewage onto the ground, or into a stream, creek, waterway or other body of water;
- Causing the emission of foul, offensive, noisome, nauseous, noxious or disagreeable odors.
Report a Concern
To report a code violation or concern, please use our online reporting system.