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.
Strong Community Relations: Strengthen community relations, awareness, and understanding of local code requirements.
Safe Environment: Ensure safe, healthy, and legal uses of Austin lands and properties.
Fair and Just Administration: Deliver fair, equitable, and transparent enforcement of City codes.