Quality of Life

Improve the quality of life through a better environment, by:

  • Complying with federal, state, and local codes and ordinances
  • Eliminating blight and unsafe or unsanitary conditions
  • Performing housing, environmental, and zoning inspections

Codes

Applicable city codes enforced:

Services

Inspections are conducted on upgrading existing housing and buildings, existing signs, litter, junk/abandoned vehicles, weeded lots, and care of premises to prevent the spread of environmental decay.

The division licenses and enforces various permits including beach rentals, secondhand dealers, pawnbrokers, vending, gaming machines, temporary license to use, and also Permitting & Inspections of hotel/motel, rooming house/bed & breakfast and horse-drawn carriages.

Code Enforcement

To issue a complaint or contact the code enforcement officer for your area, please complete the Office of Housing and Compliance (PDF) form and submit via email to our staff to the Development Services Customer Service desk.

Please view the Code Enforcement Officer Zone Map (PDF) to locate the officer assigned to your area.

View any Charges of Violation Filed with the Municipal Court.

  1. Debbie Stark

    Assistant Director of Operations
    Phone: 409-797-3660

  2. Ron Penn

    Field Supervisor
    Phone: 409-797-3660

  3. Code Enforcement


    Physical Address
    823 Rosenberg Street
    Galveston, TX 77553

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 779
    Galveston, TX 77553

    Phone: 409-797-3660

    Submit a Violation

    Hours
    Monday to Friday
    8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.