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Code Compliance Division


The Code Compliance Division protects the safety, health and quality of life for El Paso residents by enforcing city ordinances and the municipal code, and inspecting residential and commercial properties that may be in violation of these regulations.
The Code Compliance Division is composed of five programs: Environmental Nuisance, Health & Safety, Air Quality, Vector Control, and Animal Services Field Operations. Each program enforces specific city ordinances while educating the public on municipal code compliance.
Air Quality: Provides air quality monitoring and enforcement within the greater El Paso region.

Environmental Nuisance: This program investigates common code violations including garage and yard sales, domestic storage, prohibited signs, off-street parking, prohibited sales, junked vehicles, obstruction of sidewalks, weeds and brush accumulation, and illegal dumping.

Health & Safety: Enforces public health and safety requirements involving permitted or licensed facilities, such as public laundries, public swimming pools, and tattoo studios. It also provides enforcement of the municipal solid waste ordinance including; overflowing waste bins, permitted haulers and commercial waste service. 

Vector Control: This program is responsible for vector control activities including; inspection of privately-owned swimming pools, trapping and fogging for mosquitoes, and investigating complaints of rodent or insect infestation at commercial or residential properties.

Animal Services Field Operations: This program serves to protect public health and safety by enforcing animal laws. Animal Services Officers enforce all ordinances pertaining to animals; deal with animal complaints; and protect the public by dealing with animals as humanely as possible.
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