Code Compliance 

Should a citizen receive a Notice Of Violation, and need more time to comply, please contact your Code Compliance Officer here.

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No Yard Waste in Streets

Allowing the release of yard waste into the street, gutter or storm drain is not only unsightly and bad for our waterways, it is in violation of the City of Garland Code of Ordinance. For more information please go here.

Short Term Rentals in Garland

Short term rentals are now required to be licensed in the City of Garland.

What are short term rentals? Short term rental means all or part of a residential property that is being rented to a person for less than 14 days. Short term rentals are commonly leased through websites like Airbnb, Vrbo and HomeToGo.  

If you have questions on how to register your property please contact Code Compliance at 972-485-6400.


Code Compliance consists of four divisions:

  • Commercial Standards - Responsible for inspections of exterior commercial properties
  • Housing Standards - Responsible for inspections of single family, multi-family and hotel/motel properties
  • Neighborhood Standards - Responsible for inspections within residential areas
  • Business Operations - Responsible for complaint intake, applications, Code permitting, and licensing, and grant funded programming.