Code Enforcement

City of Alvin Texas logThe Code Enforcement Department enforces codes and regulations as laid out by The City of Alvin's Code of Ordinances. The goal is always compliance!

Compliant residents assist in protecting the environment and quality of life of their neighbors. Concerned citizens who maintain their property in accordance with The City of Alvin's Code of Ordinances and notify Code Enforcement of possible violations help:

  • Maintain neighborhood desirability
  • Reduce vandalism
  • Prevent fire, health and safety hazards
  • Encourage continued development

To report possible code violations, please call 281-388-4325.

Code Violations

The City of Alvin has adopted numerous ordinances designed to reduce various code violations including, but not limited to: 

  • Graffiti
  • High Grass
  • Junk
  • Trash and Debris
  • Junked Vehicles
  • Dangerous Buildings/Property Maintenance
  • Temporary Signs
  1. Junk, Trash, Debris
  2. High Grass & Weeds
  3. Property Maintenance/Dangerous Buildings
  4. Temporary Signs
  5. Junked Vehicles
  6. Recreational Vehicles (RVs)
  7. Graffiti

A yard full of junk and debrisAn accumulation of brush, junk, trash, weeds, debris, or refuse on private property can be more than just unsightly. Such accumulations may also be unsanitary, causing public health concerns and attracting rodents and other vermin. A violation may be declared for items including, but not limited to:

  • Appliances
  • Building Material
  • Fallen Trees
  • Brush
  • Limbs
  • Noxious weeds such as poison ivy/oak
  • Household Items
  • Rubbish
  • Tires
  • Vehicles
  • Other items openly stored or abandoned

Any items ruled by the City of Alvin's Code Enforcement Officer as an accumulation of junk, trash and/or debris must be stored properly, out of public view or removed from the property.

Remember: You may already have a heavy trash day once a month with Texas Pride. If you wish to utilize this service, be sure to place your items at the curb in accordance with Texas Pride's requirements. Please keep in mind that you can only put your heavy trash out one week prior to your scheduled heavy trash day. If you have questions for Texas Pride, contact them at 281-342-8178.