Common Code Violations
24 Hour Parking/Parking
A vehicle may be parked on the street as long as it is moved once every 24 hours.
Pets are to be kept in a fenced yard, or walked on leashes and may not run loose.
Pet owners are required to quiet the excessive, loud barking or crying by dogs that can be
disturbing to other neighbors.
It is a violation for a pet owner to allow their animal to defecate or poop on another's
property or failing to clean or pickup after their pets
Bulky Trash Violation
It is a violation of the Dallas City Code to place brush and bulky trash items at the
collection point earlier than 7:00 AM on the Thursday proceeding the collection week.
A city resident can only have two garage sales per year. Each sale is limited three days
Graffiti Private Property
Graffiti on private property such as a business or a residence--including the fence around the property--must be removed.
It is a violation for weeds or grass to grow over 12 inches tall on private property.
It is a violation to have a fence constructed of barbed wire; illegally placed (beyond the
building line, 2-foot set back required); too high (4-foot limit in the front, 6-foot in
rear); or sub-standard/falling down.
It is a violation to leave the garbage container in the front all the time.
Political signs on private or public property may only be put up 30 Days before an
election and must be removed 10 days after an election.
Buildings, including detached garages, storage buildings or carports must be painted and
free from broken windows and torn screens.
It is a violation to water during any form of precipitation, and to water a landscape or
lawn in a manner that wastes water or causes runoff. Watering lawns or landscapes is
prohibited between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. from June 1-Sept 30.