Code Enforcement Division

    The primary mission of the City of Live Oak Code Enforcement Division is to enforce City Codes and State Laws to ensure that Live Oak continues to be a great place to live, learn work and play. Our Code Officer’s goal is to ensure the health, safety and welfare of our citizens. This is accomplished by public education and working closely with local authorities, business owners and other City departments to bring both residential and commercial properties into code compliance.

    Code Enforcement enforces a variety of code violations including nuisance violations, zoning violations, and property maintenance violations. The following is a list of common code violations:

    • Weeds and Grass
    • Illegal Dumping on private or public property
    • Property Maintenance – building, driveway and accessory structure maintenance including fences
    • Health & Safety – accumulation of trash, stagnant water, brush, debris, tires
    • Sanitation Issues
    • Illegal Home Occupations
    • Zoning Violations
    • Signage
    • Hazardous Materials

    Frequent Code Violations

    Code of Ordinances

    Reporting a Suspected Code Violation

    Suspected code violations are investigated by city Code Enforcement Officers. If you see a suspected code violation in your neighborhood or around the city, please submit a Code Enforcement Complaint Form. They can be submitted online, in person to our office, or via email.

    Code Enforcement Complaint - Online Form

    Code Enforcement Complaint - Form PDF

    Does your Property Comply?

    The city is committed to working with you to ensure that your property complies with all applicable standards.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Code Enforcement Division:

    Violations Handled by Other City Departments

    Permitting and Building (210-653-9140 ext. 2244 or email)

  • Building codes
  • General permitting and inspection questions

  • Animal Control (210-653-0033)

  • Loose animals, barking dogs etc.

  • Fire Department (210-653-9140 ext. 2379)

  • Illegal burning
  • Suspected fire hazards
    • Code Enforcement Complaint Form

      Code Enforcement Division
      8001 Shin Oak Drive
      Live Oak, TX 78233-2413
      Phone: 210-653-9140, ext. 2245

      Timothy “Chad” Mercer
      Senior Code Enforcement Officer,

      James “Ben” Stakes
      Code Enforcement Officer In Training,