In 2009, the Austin Code Department was a small division of the Solid Waste Services Department. The department now has over 140 employees, and is a standalone department with an important responsibility to the community we serve.
To build a safer and greater Austin together through code education, collaboration, and enforcement.
The Austin Code Department maintains the balance between code compliance and code enforcement by identifying dangerous and substandard conditions and implementing programs to ensure a minimum standard is met. Get to know your neighborhood Code Inspector in each of the districts they are assigned.