Code Enforcement

Code enforcement in the City of Lavon is handled by the Public Works Department’s Code Compliance Investigator. Code violations include but are not limited to:

– Weeds and vegetation greater than 12 inches in height (excluding shrubs, bushes, trees, cultivated flowers and cultivated crops)
– Nuisance violations
– Dangerous rubbish piles
– Depositing dirt, rubbish or brush on a public street, right of way or easement
– Performing work that requires a permit without first obtaining the required permits
– Construction violations
– Altering the flow of storm water without a required permit
– Abandoned or junk vehicles
– Failure to maintain required erosion control
– Failure to abate silting onto public property

Reporting Violations

Citizens wishing to report Code violations may do so by email at or by contacting the Public Works Department’s Code Compliance Investigator in person at City Hall or by phone at 972-843-4220. Be sure to include the location, type of violation suspected and any other information you feel relevant. If you want to be contacted, please include your contact information.