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If you observe a code violation within the City of Bellmead, you can report it via our online form. Please contact the police department for noise complaints.
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When a Code Compliance officer finds an abandoned shopping cart in a public space, the Code officer will look for identifying markings on the cart, tell the business they believe owns the cart where it is, and request that the business pick it up within 24 hours. Code Compliance officers will ask to be notified when the cart is retrieved. If the cart is still there 24 hours later, then Code Compliance officers will retrieve the cart and take it to the nearest City Drop-Off Station. The cart will be stored for 30 days to give the business the opportunity to get the cart back.
Shopping carts impounded shall be held for a period not more than thirty (30) days to allow for retrieval by the owner or his designee. Shopping carts not reclaimed by the owner within thirty (30) days of impoundment shall be sold or disposed of by the City of Bellmead.
Yes, as long as it is parked on an all-weather surface such as concrete, asphalt, or gravel. Please see ordinance Section V-2. - Regulating Off-Street Parking Facilities in R-1 and R-1A Districts.
The penalties for code violations in Bellmead can vary depending on the nature and severity of the violation. Initially, property owners or responsible parties are given an opportunity to address the violation voluntarily. However, if compliance is not achieved, penalties will include fines, administrative fees, liens on the property, or legal action.
Once a code violation is reported, Code Enforcement will initiate an investigation. They may conduct site visits or inspections to assess the alleged violation. If a violation is confirmed, the property owner or responsible party will be notified and given a reasonable timeframe to correct the issue. If the violation is not rectified within the specified time, the city will take additional enforcement actions, such as issuing citations or imposing fines.
Code enforcement is a division of the city responsible for ensuring compliance with various municipal codes and ordinances. These codes cover a range of areas, including building and property maintenance, zoning regulations, signage, and other quality-of-life issues.
The City of Bellmead Code Enforcement division is tasked with enforcing the city's codes and ordinances to maintain and improve the quality of life for its residents. They investigate complaints, conduct inspections, and take appropriate actions to address violations and promote community standards.
Code Enforcement handles a variety of issues, including, but not limited to:
Go to City of Bellmead Charter and Code of Ordinances.
The property owner is responsible for maintaining the easement. An easement is not a conveyance of ownership, it simply allows another party access to the property.
You as the property owner, lessee, or occupant are responsible for maintaining the right-of-way adjoining your property. Please see ordinance Sec. 13-24. - Property adjoining public right-of-way.
Placing a street number on your house is crucial for several reasons. Here are some key reasons highlighting the importance of displaying a visible street number:
To ensure the effectiveness of street numbers, consider the following guidelines:
Remember, displaying a visible street number is a simple yet crucial step to assist emergency responders, enhance navigation, and contribute to the overall safety and efficiency of your community.