Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement strives to ensure compliance with all ordinances of the City, working with multiple City Departments in the enforcement of the Code of Ordinances.

Through the Code Enforcement program, City staff works to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Friendswood residents through the reasonable enforcement of the city’s codes and ordinances. By conducting both proactive and responsive code enforcement, we ensure that the homes and businesses throughout the community are well maintained and remain in compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.

Investigated Complaints

Code Enforcement personnel investigate complaints concerning the possibility of:

  • High grass and weeds
  • Land use violations
  • Right-of-way complaints
  • Sign violations
  • Substandard and dangerous building complaints
  • Unlawful work done without proper permits, licenses and occupancy