Category Archives: Code Compliance

Wiping Out Graffiti to Champion Great Neighborhoods in Arlington

“Tagging” along takes on a whole new meaning when accompanying Ron McCall, Arlington’s graffiti removal expert. McCall, a Community Services technician, helps keep the city clean by removing graffiti tags as fast as they happen. Did you know that in the City of Arlington you can have graffiti removed for free?…

Arlington Property Renewal Program Continues to Strengthen Neighborhoods

Living alone and unemployed because of his health, Diep Nguyen found himself overwhelmed last year by the growing number of code violations at his central Arlington home. The yard was overgrown. The paint on his house was peeling. The garage doors, patio door and wooden deck were rotting. One window was…

Code Compliance Educating Students How to Champion Great Neighborhoods

Parents get ready. You may begin to see elementary school age children wanting to become more actively involved in helping keep properties clean, attractive and code compliant in The American Dream City. Brian Daugherty, Code Compliance field operations manager is reaching out to Arlington elementary schools on a mission to teach…

Arlington Code Compliance Presents to Real Estate Investment Group

Partnerships are growing, strengthening, and making Arlington an even greater place to call home. Code Compliance was invited to speak at Dallas Real Estate Investment Group (REIG)’s meeting on the first of November. This active real estate professional group, led by founder-investor-coach Joe Boston is focused on providing education, training and…

Esri Recognizes Arlington’s Dangerous & Substandard Structures Program Story Map

Code Compliance is Putting Technology To Work through an Esri powered Geographic Information System (GIS) application. Esri, deemed the world’s most powerful mapping and analytics software, recently recognized Arlington’s Dangerous and Substandard Structures (DSS) Program interactive story map in their global newsletter.“The creation of the City of Arlington’s DSS story…

What to Know: Avoiding High Weeds & Grass Violations

It’s time to tune up that lawnmower. The arrival of warm, rainy springtime days means tall grass and overgrown weeds can quickly become an issue for property owners and their neighbors. High weeds and grass not only contribute to blighted conditions in neighborhoods, they can harbor rodents, snakes, and other pests…

Rapid Reference Guide Aims to Answer Arlington Residents’ Code Compliance Questions

Curious if your grass is too high, what to do about an old appliance that you need to dispose of, or what time trash should be placed curbside? Welcome to the City of Arlington’s Single-Family Rapid Reference Guide. Answers to these and many other common code-related questions are a simple click…

On the Clock: Arlington Action Center and Code Compliance Services

“On the Clock” is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. The episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Arlington Action Center and Code…