CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT

The City Commission has adopted city codes specifically designed to address possible nuisances and to maintain a clean environment for all citizens in our community.

About Us:
The Code Enforcement Department receives and investigates complaints from citizens within the city limits.  The following are what the Code Enforcement Department enforces:

High grass/weeds on properties.  Grass/weeds are not to exceed 12 inches in height. 
Inoperable or abandoned vehicles on private property. Junked/dismantled vehicles that can be seen from public right of ways. 
Junk, trash, debris accumulation providing a health or fire hazard.

The Code Enforcement Department also has a Health Inspector that inspects food establishment within the City of Dumas.  Some duties of the Health Department include:

Inspect food establishments on a regular basis.  Usually every three to four months. 
Receives and investigates complaints that are health related concerning food establishments. 
Environmental health inspections for foster or adoption purposes and daycare's