The mission of Code Enforcement is to educate the public and gain citizen compliance on health, safety, and quality of life issues. The City of Wolfforth residents need and deserve to live in a safe and healthy environment.
Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcing city ordinances. The division is authorized to pursue criminal and civil remedies to abate nuisances (high weeds, off-street parking, unsightly conditions, falling fences, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe, sanitary and clean city.
AREAS OF WORK
Includes issues such as parking on unpaved surfaces, junk stored outside a home, RV storage, as well as prohibited sign usage, and property requirements. Violations are usually given between 1 and 10 days to be abated and will be specified on the violation.
Applies to vehicles that are on private property that have expired tags or inspection and have not moved in 30 days. Process begins with notice of violation, and then a public hearing is held for an order of abatement to be issued so the vehicle may be towed.
Weeds and Rubbish
Covers vegetation on private property and adjacent public property (alleys) that has grown to a height over 12 inches and junk or debris that has not been properly disposed of. Property owners are notified by regular mail and by a posting placed on the property. Properties that remain in violation at re-inspection are abated by private contractors for the city.
The City of Wolfforth Code of Ordinances may be found here.
The City of Wolfforth Zoning Ordinance may be found here.
FOR QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION ABOUT CODE ENFORCEMENT, PLEASE CONTACT oNE OF OUR CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
To promote a clean and safe environment through education, inspection, and enforcement related to zoning, junk vehicles, weeds, and substandard structures. To be actively involved in the community to address issues regarding the health and safety of our citizens and the maintenance of our city.